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Old 04-06-2018, 08:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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I was hoping this would improve my pictures.
This is a pen made years ago using amboyna burl.
I wanted to see how the perimeter LED lights in my new display case would show the pen for a photo. I may be able to improve this with some different settings but it is better than I usually do.
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Old 04-06-2018, 09:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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That looks really pretty good .... you seem to have avoided most of the shadows and glare that are problematic for me.
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Continuous bulb like fluorescent - you can get these in LED, will help, but there are also LEDs that are not one continuous lighting, in other words a light square every inch or so. These non-continuous lights, or diamond like diffusers on fluorescent - cause multiplicity of light point reflections on the pen and as a result take the eye away from the pen itself.

4500K or 5000K make the best light for both pictures and for showing the correct color of the pen.
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Every light has a shadow. Multiple highlights distract. Love the pen.Jewelry loves this lighting but......

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