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How can I photograph a book spread and keep a natural look?

I wouldn't rule out putting a glass sheet on top, but don't just dump it on the book - using spacers under the glass so the pages only touch at one point (technically a line) and adjusting the glass ...
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Should I get Ansel Adam's book or John P. Schaeffer's Ansel Adams Guide?

Ansel Adams is my hero. He mastered how to intermix the science of photography and the art of photography. I highly recommend reading his books and those about him. In short, he perfected what he ...
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How to choose a post-procesing photography book

The easiest way is probably to find reviews of the book and find out what someone else thought about it, and also if the Amazon listing has the "Look Inside!" feature, you could take a turn through at ...
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What Canon printer profiles apply the least amount of ink?

First, do not use regular paper on inkjets. The colors will render poorly and the ink will bleed. Inkjet paper has a special surface coating that causes the ink to instantly dry without soaking in. ...
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Trying to determine potential causes for boxy (digital?) artifacts

The pictures you want to copy are “halftone” images. The original was fractured into countless dots of ink that either vary in size or vary in spacing or both. The halftone method is the mainstay of ...
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How to choose a post-procesing photography book

My answer will ignore the "photoshop" keyword from your question. I had read some books about photography itself and not only about software. Mostly artistic matters are covered in general books ...
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How can I photograph a book spread and keep a natural look?

Yes there is a contraption for such purposes. A Book Display Stand The come in many sizes and variations. They have little arms that can be positioned to hold open the pages. On some units you ...
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What photography book changed the way you look at the world?

For me, it was Uncommon Places by Stephen Shore. I primarily shoot black and white, but seeing his work in color made me start looking for more opportunities to shoot in color, and his focus on the ...
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How can I reduce reflections in a glass corner?

The light as currently positioned is at an angle to the glass and the reflection will be polarized. A polarizing filter on the lens should help. For the most faithful reproduction orient the camera ...
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Is there a standard vocabulary for posing?

here is a link from fstoppers. the headache barbie arms counting fingers rock-a-by-baby hands on guns grab handles updo ear pull home alone hair touch tick tock hip twist pop-a-hip pageant pose pin-...
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