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RichardtheBloody
12-30-2005, 22:06
I've only recently got started with figure customizing this year. Where i'm having trouble is taking decent pictures. The only camera i have is the one built into my palm pilot, and while it gets the idea across, it's not so good for detail. I have some shots of my work on my Photobucket page, but it's the details that make the custom. I try to make sure i have lots of light, but aside from a better camera, is there anything i can do to take better pics?

http://photobucket.com/albums/b174/Richardthebloody/

Paladin
12-31-2005, 05:23
Daylight instead of Lightbulbs and such, a clear backround, not white, preferably light gray (you can get big sheets of gray carton paper [?] in hobby stores) makes it easier to change the pic afterwards, dont use a flash on the cam, and maybe try building a tripod or something similiar for your palm so it stays in a steady position and you just have to repostition the figure. there isnt much else you can do, or sell the palm and buy a cam with the money :D

dandid
12-31-2005, 07:52
Go digital...with a digital camera.A 5.1 megapixel is good enough.

RichardtheBloody
12-31-2005, 11:15
Daylight instead of Lightbulbs and such, a clear backround, not white, preferably light gray (you can get big sheets of gray carton paper [?] in hobby stores) makes it easier to change the pic afterwards, dont use a flash on the cam, and maybe try building a tripod or something similiar for your palm so it stays in a steady position and you just have to repostition the figure. there isnt much else you can do, or sell the palm and buy a cam with the money :D

Hmm. I guess i just have to ask santa for a Digicam next year...or for my Birthday. Thanks for the ideas guys, it's appreciated:)

Crazy Chocobo
12-31-2005, 15:51
See this thread:

https://www.onesixthwarriors.com/forum/showthread.php?t=47390

KMok15
01-01-2006, 20:37
Guys how do i post photographs on this forum?

Crazy Chocobo
01-01-2006, 20:41
See this thread on posting photos:

https://www.onesixthwarriors.com/forum/showthread.php?t=43179