Re: Taking pictures
- Subject: [iris-photos] Re: Taking pictures
- From: "lmmunro" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 14:10:58 -0000
Is the Sony Mavica a digital camera? I don't know what a 'macro'
is but I wonder if they sell one for Kodak digital cameras. That
would sure be handy.
--- In iris-photos@y..., Jelcy <jelcy.romberg@v...> wrote:
> I use a Sony Mavica and find that by turning on the macro I can get
to within inches
> and have a superb photo, thanx to someone of Iris Photo mentioning
that last year.
> I design silver and beaded jewelry and when I need to photograph a
> that macro is a life saver. Wonder how many years I would have
struggled had it not
> been for one of you? It would certainly be beneath me to actually
> instructions, even if I am a woman!
> As to lighting, I find that a slightly hazy day, or at least not
the heat of the day
> brings for the best colors. With a digital one can tweak the
colors as has been
> shown by some very very red iris seen over the past year, but I do
my best to have
> reproduction as true to form as I can. I always have the filter on
> Hasn't been of in a couple of years save for cleaning. That helps
> lmmunro wrote:
> > I try to get as close as I can, at the flower's height. But have
> > be at least a few feet away, otherwise comes out fuzzy. Also its
> > to take pictures on a sunny day, but not at high noon. Worst is at
> > dusk or a gray/rainy day; but you can take great pictures at dusk
> > with the flash; the background comes out black; kind of dramatic.
> > But I think the most important thing is, for me anyways, is to
> > TONS of pictures; cause alot don't come out that good and get
> > Digital cameras are great for that!
> > How about everyone else? What do you think helps achieve good
> > pictures?
> > Laetitia
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