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Group Build #2: Progression?

Discussion in 'World War 2 Hobbies' started by PanzerProfile, Feb 1, 2007.

  1. JCalhoun

    JCalhoun New Member

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    "Mud" is great coverer of bad painting! :wink: :p

    Snow works as well.
     
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    :D

    I got home and it had dried flat! I culd not believe my eyes, but I am very grateful!

    Sadly the pictures did not come out very well... :(
     
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    well I still wish I had your camera :p

    I'm very glad for you that the paint dried well after all.
    I finished my monsterous machine this morning and spent about half an hour photographing it, but with little result. I'm going to try again when there's a little more sunshine. May help.. a little...
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    Hey PP.One idea I was kicking around was going to a camera shop to see if they would photograph our TD's.Then maybe email the photos to myself from the shop.I didn't have to,but it was an idea.
     
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    Try going to a camera store to "test" some digi-cams and tell them you want to take quality pictures of these kinds of items (your models, etc.). Have them use the cameras and then tell them you need to be able to e-mail the pics and would like to see how that is done. E-mail them to you.

    Not sure it will work but maybe. :wink: :lol:

    Some camera shops take trade in cameras and you might be able to get a good deal on a decent digi cam that way.
     
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    Hey JC.What kind of camera do you use and what are the settings?Your pics really came out nice.
     
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    Kodak EasyShare DX6440

    It's a few years old and maybe not in production now. I like my friend's Olympus much better for the close ups.

    Settings are flash on and close up. I then adjust the zoom lense and click. I found that being steady is real important when taking pictures of thing that close up when you need the details to show up. A box or tripod works well for this.

    The pictures are then edited with the camera's software to draw them down to size, enhance contrast, etc.
     
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    The GB II has ended!
    Put down your work and vote in the GB II member's vote thread :grin:
     

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