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When photographing artwork there are two concerns - ensuring that the light is even and is positioned in a way to minimize hot spots and minimizing surface reflections that can distort colors and contrast. The standard way of achieving the first goal is to use a copy stand, which consists of a baseboard to place the artwork on, a pole or column to attach ...


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Lead pencil drawings are problematic to photograph due to the properties of graphite. Graphite is a metal not a typical organic pigment, per se. Pencil lead is a metal/clay combination. The clay holds the pencil "lead" shape. Various proportions of each determine whether the mark made is dark or light with the same amount of pressure upon the point. When ...


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Two important points you have to keep in mind: The dynamic range (DR) of PO film is incredibly narrow. It is even more limited than slide film The OneStep 2 allows for barely any precise exposure compensation, unless when shooting in manual mode. The first point is likely the reason your photos are oftentimes partially under- or overexposed. In case you ...


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