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What are some good places to sell photo prints online?

What are some good places to sell photo prints online? Is it possible? What aspects depend on country, laws, or copyright restrictions?
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How do you photograph artwork in a glass picture frame?

I'm trying to sell a picture of a piece of artwork for charity, and I'd like to photograph it. It's in a glass frame with lots of glare. Any ideas of what I can to to photograph it to look the ...
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What is the best way to photograph oil paintings with a film camera?

I want to photograph my oil paintings to keep as a record and if possible, to print from. I want to know if its best to use a slide film. I want to use my Pentax ME Super 35mm SLR Film Camera. I am ...
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Tips for photographing art (at a museum)

I'm going to the Met tomorrow. What are some tips for photographing in a museum? I'm looking for technical aspects (I won't have control over lighting and can't use flash) as well as artistic aspects ...
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What are the best practices for taking pictures of a canvas?

Please share your experience about: Lighting Objectives Setup Colorimetry Photo-Editing ...
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Lens for shooting paintings with Canon 550d

I am purchasing a Canon 550d primarily to document my fiance's artwork for archival purposes. I would like to know what lens or lenses you would recommend in order to minimise distortion. I will be ...
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Is Canon T2i and kit lens good for shooting (2D) artwork?

What are your thoughts and experience with shooting two-dimensional artwork with a Canon T2i, and will the standard lens be OK for this purpose? Or should I upgrade to the zoom lens package to save ...
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How does Christy Lee Rogers take these photographs?

Christy Lee Rogers is an artist/photographer. I find her work surreal. Below are couple of photographs she took "straight out the camera". Any idea how these photographs might be taken ? Another ...
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macro lens for artwork with the T2i

This is a follow up to my first query about photographing artwork. There was a consensus that I go with a macro lens: Canon T2i for shooting artwork? I think I'm finally ready to purchase. I found ...
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How should I light 2d artwork in a makeshift studio? What lighting products do I need?

Thanks to previous advice, I'm going to start photographing my 2d artwork (not behind glass) using the Canon 50mm f/1.8 lens. I'm operating in a room with no natural light so I have complete control ...
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How to align camera perpendicular to the object?

When shooting 2D objects (e.g., artwork), what is the easiest way to make sure that the optical axis of the camera is aligned perpendicular to the object? That is, how do I avoid any perspective ...
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What aperture settings should I use for taking macro photos of artwork?

So I'm using the macro to photograph artwork with a T2i. I'm still just testing right now without studio lighting, but when I tried to zoom in (digitally) and focus with the camera display it seems to ...
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What equipment would I need for reproducing artwork for a gallery catalog?

I have been posed the following question in one of my assignments. I would like to get some feedback on my answer, and possible some suggestions :). "A large art gallery has hired you to photograph ...
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Are there acid-free labeling systems for archival purposes?

I was wondering if anyone uses a labeling system like one of those hand held 'Brother' labelers and if they have an acid free option for sticking labels to media...? This maybe better asked on an art ...
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What lens for taking photos of artwork with Nikon D800 without distortion?

I'm an artist and I do need to take photos of my paintings with heavy texture. I bought a 50mm f1.8 with my new Nikon D800 and I find some distortion when the painting is big 36"x 60". I used to ...
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Macro vs Compact Macro,

So I decided on the Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM for shooting the artwork. It is really nice and takes great shots with little distortion if any (haven't test it much yet). But I'm surprised how ...
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How do I best take pictures of paintings?

I am thinking of purchasing a AF-S DX Micro Nikkor 40mm F2.8 for my Nikon D5000 in order to shoot food and paintings. Regarding paintings I am unsure how this should be done : Lighting : pro'lly no ...
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How to photograph artwork for giclée prints

I'd like to photograph some paintings so that the photos can be used to make giclée prints. Any tips to getting the truest color? I heard that with regular film, a long exposure gives you the ...
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Consistent image exposure using Canon AV (aperture priority) setting for artwork

Sorry this isn't a clearcut question. I've been setting up to shoot artwork. I'm using the AV setting on my cannon which allows me to set a higher aperture (5.6) and set the ISO (100). The problem ...
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True Macro Zooming Lens? + zooming and manual focus while tethered?

This is a follow up to a few other recent questions about shooting artwork including: macro lens for artwork with the T2i I just received my T2i and tethered it to my laptop. With the stock lens it ...
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What are some good places to buy photo prints online? [closed]

I'm looking for artwork that has already been produced by the artist. Lots of artists have their own sites setup, but is there some kind of aggregator that has a bunch of them altogether?
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In need of a quality close zooming lens with minimal distortion (canon)

The stock lens on my Canon T2i (18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 IS) does a good job; as good as the two much more expensive Macro lens I've used. The trouble is that it's very plasticy and flimsy. I have to set ...
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What specs to keep in mind when buying a digital camera for art (paintings)?

I am looking to buy a digital camera to primarily take photos of my artwork that deals mainly with acrylic paintings. A previous question has helped me determine that a digital camera is the way to ...
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What camera and accessories do I need for taking photos of paintings made with acrylics? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best practices for taking pictures of a canvas? I currently have a 2 year old digital camera and am looking into taking professional photos of my artwork, ...
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What are some creative ideas for a photo-shoot centering around the use of a notebook computer?

So, I have to create an interesting photo with the subject being the use of a laptop. It should be as interesting as possible. I have thought of a photo with working on laptop while going up on ...