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Photo display options, prints, metal, digital display

So far I have been getting my prints done from Costco (~$7.50 for 16x20). These are framed without glass in ikea frames and put up using 3m picture hangers. Typical viewing distance 5+ feet. Moreover ...
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What is the recommended Diffuser Umbrella for a Metal Product Shoot?

I'm an intern for a lock company and they have me take product shoots of the locks. My Photoflood lights are too harsh to take pictures of the metal without a diffuser. But the diffusers I have right ...
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Which print medium has the highest dynamic range?

I am curious as to what dynamic range can be achieved with, let's say, glossy vs. matte paper or other media such as metal or acrylic prints.
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How to shoot a reflection in a ball bearing without appearing in it? [duplicate]

I am trying to shoot a reflection of a bearing in a round metal ball. The problem is that in order to photograph the reflection, I am always in the shot. I'm shooting on a white background, and I am ...
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How can I take photographs which best show scratches on the surface of metal?

Can you give me advice on how to get a good resolution for taking picture of metal surfaces? I want to take a picture displaying scratches on the surface of metal. My project description: ...
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How to photograph a footprint on metal?

I would like to take a photograph of a footprint in some metal. Are there any photography techniques or chemicals that would make the footprint easy to see on a photograph? It is a piece of glossed ...
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How can I photograph a reflective convex cylindrical trophy without reflections?

What I need to do: Take a standard "Product Shot" of an old trophy/cup with writing on that doesn't look a complete mess thanks to reflections What I have available to do it: Two radio triggered ...
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How to take pictures of reflective spherical objects?

I've always wondered looking at photographs of shiny Christmas ornaments...how were those photos taken without reflecting the photographer or the camera setup? These days, I can imagine that digital ...