Taking pictures of coin

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bushman74
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Taking pictures of coin

Postby bushman74 » Wed Jan 14, 2015 11:55 pm

Jasmin on the French site posted the following as a simple set-up for taking pictures of coins. I hope to build one of a similar nature and buy my self a macro lens for my DLSRImage

I hope this image was added.

If not can someone please give me the correct way to add an image.

Thank you

Shylo
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Re: Taking pictures of coin

Postby Shylo » Mon Jan 19, 2015 10:13 am

This set up is pretty straight forward...

I personally use an old science clamp stand and I don't really have a fancy camera... I like my ipad mini with a macro lense for really detailed shots or just my regular digital camera for a full shot..

I also put diffusers on the light source to reduce direct reflection.

Samuel
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Re: Taking pictures of coin

Postby Samuel » Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:58 pm

I used to use this method (http://www.wikihow.com/Photograph-Coins). I think it more simple and efficient.


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