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Re: [BKARTS] book photography



Picasa3 from Google, which is also free, is another fantastic, simple editing program for non-professionals.


> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Barbara Simler" <moonbindery@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [BKARTS] book photography
> Date:         Tue, 2 Dec 2008 10:00:21 -0800
> 
> 
> After experimenting with a number of different ways of photographing my
> books, I actually found that what worked best for me was to set up a table
> next to a big window and use natural daylight for my photos. Then I use
> Picnik photo editing to touch them up. Picnik is free and easy to use--you
> can find it here:
> 
> http://www.picnik.com/
> 
> Good luck--
> Barbara
> 
> On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 10:41 PM, Marilyn Worrix
> <marilyn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:
> 
> > After trying, unsuccessfully, to get good digital photos of my books using
> > standard lights and homemade back drops I am ready to invest in some decent
> > equipment. I have a decent camera but would appreciate advise on what type
> > of lighting equipment to purchase.  Also, how about those fabric boxes that
> > diffuse the light? Do they work? What types of lights are best with them? A
> > couple of hours online reading about equipment has left me confused.
> > Thanks
> > Marilyn Worrix
> > McMinnville, Or
> >
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> --
> Barbara Simler
> Moon Bindery
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