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yea but most cellphones don't have the same settings as a iphone, i got a droid but thanks for the tip however. Gonna have to figure this out.
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yea but most cellphones don't have the same settings as a iphone, i got a droid but thanks for the tip however. Gonna have to figure this out.
Hate to break it to ya, but there is a point when equipment holds you back, and photographing in the dark with a hand-held cell phone is right about at that point, lol.

At least a cheap used point and shoot will be able to mount to a tripod, and it will be wwwway more functional than a phone.
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Awesome guide. I can't believe I never knew about the macro setting . Anyway your guide just inspired about a half hour of me taking pictures of random stuff. Here are some that came out better than others. Could've used more light, but all of these were just using the lamps I had in the room. Ones aimed at the ceiling 150watt setting . I think they came out good, for me and my shaky hands anyway . This was using a point and shoot minolta g500.

This is normally as best as I'd get for a closeup pic (trying to get esc key).


Now...

(and yes, that's what dyed at101w keys look like after a month or so. It was originally red).



I think this one turned out the best...


My favorite I think...





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Need help with settings and lighting. I shot these @ f5.0, shutter 1/10, exposure compensation -0.7, iso 80. These mean nothing to me. Can you explain the shutter setting?

Hi tech lighting system:


Different light positions:





    
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They look great, both of you.

The shutter speed you see as a fraction is a measurement of time. The longer it's open, the more light is let in. However, the chance of moving the camera during that increases.
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Helpful guide, thanks.

Bookmarked and repped.
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thank you so much for the guide, heres my attempt


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I like that! Try some at different angles now
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thank you so much for the guide, heres my attempt


Wow...
 
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