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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #151 on: Sun, 09 February 2014, 14:40:18 »
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I like these two pics...:P

Vintage browns?
How do you like them?

And also, I hate you for having nixdorfs. Much jealous :P
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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #152 on: Mon, 10 February 2014, 02:49:23 »
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The Clear switch tops are pretty neat looking. Ive been fascinated with them since I first saw them.. Great photos!!  :thumb:

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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #153 on: Mon, 10 February 2014, 07:09:38 »
I'm still amazed about the close-ups this camera can do...

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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #154 on: Mon, 10 February 2014, 07:50:04 »
Played around with my 100mm lens

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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #155 on: Mon, 10 February 2014, 14:01:41 »
CMYK :)





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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #156 on: Mon, 10 February 2014, 14:04:34 »
Great shot Photoelectric

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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #157 on: Mon, 10 February 2014, 14:14:42 »
Beautiful shots like always Photo. What sort of lighting are you using?

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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #158 on: Mon, 10 February 2014, 14:20:45 »
I have 3 track lights over my desk that are pointing at a wall mostly with 2700K soft white bulbs giving some dimmer diffuse light.  Then I also use a tall floor lamp + side extension, both with some white diffuse translucent shades on and 3500K "bright white" CFL bulbs.  I pull out the floor lamp and adjust it next to whatever I take photographs of.  I have to adjust white balance on my camera so it looks right with those indoor lights.
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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #159 on: Mon, 10 February 2014, 14:24:35 »
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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #160 on: Tue, 11 February 2014, 10:57:49 »
CMYK :)

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Nice Photo, maybe you should get in on some CMYW ;) (jk)

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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #161 on: Tue, 11 February 2014, 18:25:19 »
Quite happy with how some of these shots turned out : http://www.flickr.com/photos/115722906@N08/sets/72157640852847524/


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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #162 on: Tue, 11 February 2014, 20:49:18 »
Quite happy with how some of these shots turned out : http://www.flickr.com/photos/115722906@N08/sets/72157640852847524/

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Very clean looking pics. Nice work!

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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #163 on: Tue, 11 February 2014, 21:00:42 »
OG dyesubs? Much jealous!
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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #164 on: Sat, 15 February 2014, 18:31:02 »
Got a used macro lens I was trying out:

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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #165 on: Sat, 15 February 2014, 18:37:53 »





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« Reply #166 on: Sat, 15 February 2014, 21:49:52 »
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Thats a nice setup.
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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #168 on: Sat, 22 February 2014, 22:25:09 »
coffee


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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #169 on: Fri, 28 February 2014, 22:52:21 »

 :)

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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #172 on: Fri, 28 February 2014, 23:09:55 »
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Makes me want a glass desk.

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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #173 on: Fri, 28 February 2014, 23:14:05 »
Thanks :)

I don't think I have posted this in this thread before

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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #174 on: Fri, 28 February 2014, 23:19:02 »
some neat photography happening for my site :)



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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #175 on: Fri, 28 February 2014, 23:22:37 »
 :eek:

That 2nd cap looks SO clean.

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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #176 on: Fri, 28 February 2014, 23:31:02 »
is that sloth floating :O
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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #177 on: Fri, 28 February 2014, 23:59:43 »


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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #178 on: Sat, 01 March 2014, 00:00:40 »
Those look sexy in.  Glad to see they made it to you completely unscathed.  I always worry when I ship something and hear nothing back or see nothing posted.

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« Reply #179 on: Sat, 01 March 2014, 15:42:46 »

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« Reply #180 on: Sat, 01 March 2014, 16:05:52 »
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Yoooooooooooooooooooooooo. That second photo, yo.

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« Reply #181 on: Sat, 01 March 2014, 21:20:17 »
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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #182 on: Sun, 02 March 2014, 04:46:58 »
I need a sharper lens.
Or maybe I just need to git gud.
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« Reply #183 on: Sun, 02 March 2014, 09:57:40 »
I need a sharper lens.
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sexy!

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« Reply #184 on: Sun, 02 March 2014, 20:23:39 »
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« Reply #185 on: Sun, 02 March 2014, 20:29:50 »


I usually suck at taking photos. This is the only decent one

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« Reply #186 on: Sun, 02 March 2014, 20:35:52 »
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I usually suck at taking photos. This is the only decent one

I like it :)  Nice muted tones.
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« Reply #187 on: Mon, 03 March 2014, 03:44:37 »
I need a sharper lens.
Or maybe I just need to git gud.
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Very well designed :)
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« Reply #188 on: Mon, 03 March 2014, 10:30:55 »
I need a sharper lens.
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Try using a smaller aperture if you want more of the image in focus.  A tripod/self timer would probably help, too.
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« Reply #189 on: Mon, 03 March 2014, 11:10:10 »
I really need to get a good tripod.. a nice Manfrotto or Gitzo or something boss like that.
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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #190 on: Mon, 03 March 2014, 11:13:09 »
I really need to get a good tripod.. a nice Manfrotto or Gitzo or something boss like that.

Check out used gear.  I bought a used Manfrotto from my local camera shop, cost was a fraction of a new unit, and it's rock steady.  You wouldn't know it from my pictures, mind you, but when I do use it, it's a real boost to image quality. 

I also got a cheap remote shutter release/camera trigger, to minimize any shaking when taking longer exposure shots.  Beats the heck out of setting every shot for a 2-second delay...   :thumb:

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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #191 on: Mon, 03 March 2014, 11:56:35 »
I really need to get a good tripod.. a nice Manfrotto or Gitzo or something boss like that.

Check out used gear.  I bought a used Manfrotto from my local camera shop, cost was a fraction of a new unit, and it's rock steady.  You wouldn't know it from my pictures, mind you, but when I do use it, it's a real boost to image quality. 

I also got a cheap remote shutter release/camera trigger, to minimize any shaking when taking longer exposure shots.  Beats the heck out of setting every shot for a 2-second delay...   :thumb:

I may do just that, good tripods are built to last so if I can get a good one for half the price of a new one than success!

I don't use a remote shutter (maybe I should get one, I don't know) I just always set the camera's self timer to 10 seconds or whatever when I am taking long exposure shots. Seems to do the trick for me.
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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #192 on: Mon, 03 March 2014, 12:09:59 »
My favourite logo.

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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #193 on: Tue, 04 March 2014, 21:05:47 »
Bored :P


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« Reply #194 on: Tue, 04 March 2014, 21:16:13 »
Bored :P

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You should be bored all the time.

I should be bored sometime to take some more pictures of my novelty caps too. I wish I had a better camera :(

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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #195 on: Tue, 04 March 2014, 21:18:09 »
Bored :P

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nice pic! very sharp. are you using macro lens?

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« Reply #196 on: Tue, 04 March 2014, 21:20:14 »
Bored :P

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nice pic! very sharp. are you using macro lens?
Thank you :)

I wish, it's just the 18-55mm kit lens from the d3100.

I want a macro lens though, once I upgrade my camera I suppose  :p

Bored :P

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You should be bored all the time.

I should be bored sometime to take some more pictures of my novelty caps too. I wish I had a better camera :(
I usually am sadly :(
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« Reply #197 on: Tue, 04 March 2014, 21:58:15 »
Bored :P

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nice pic! very sharp. are you using macro lens?



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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #198 on: Tue, 04 March 2014, 22:27:15 »
I think most of you have better cameras than me.
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Re: Keycap & Keyboard Photography
« Reply #199 on: Tue, 04 March 2014, 22:34:21 »
Just get yourself an iPhone :)  Mashby takes some amazing photographs with his!  This is my camera, and it's far from top of the line.  Was a more budget-friendly bridge camera when I got it in 2011.

The most important thing I've found is 1. knowing your "instrument" well (manual + lots of practice), 2. strategic lighting, 3. composition.  You don't need a fancy DSLR to take good photographs.  I think $80-100 can get a "good enough" camera these days, and the rest would be well spent on some lamps and a tripod.
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