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Old 01-18-2008, 06:14 PM   #1
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How I photograph a painting indoors with digital




Now I photograph my artwork in my studio because it is so easy with a digital camera.

I put the digital camera on a tripod and shoot at the highest res I can with the f-stop at the highest number I can get away with (the result is a sharper image).

I shoot with color-corrected fluorescent lights and only during the daytime. I want a fully illuminated room.

I keep the painting away from direct sunlight and if there is any glare, I slightly angle the painting down on my easel.

I correct any distortion in Photoshop.

Viola! And the best pictures I've ever taken.
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