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How to photograph the lettering on a bronze plaque?

If there is genuinely poor contrast, you can improve contrast by dusting with chalk. Chalk dust is available in climbing or weightlifting shops. I wouldn't use talc or cornflour because they're harder ...
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How to photograph the lettering on a bronze plaque?

Which the human eye can capture Because, normally a human is moving, so the variations in light and shadow, form in our brain a more complete idea of what is going on. Bronze memorial plaques have ...
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How to photograph the lettering on a bronze plaque?

2nd Stephen's answer. Depending on natural lighting, try side lighting from a couple of directions for different effect. Also shoot from a few angles and see if polarizing filter makes a difference.
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How to photograph the lettering on a bronze plaque?

Details require contrast to show...and for monotone details that requires shadows and highlights. Generally the best way to bring out a texture (monotone detail) is by lighting it from the side at an ...
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