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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Taking Marble Pics

    This topic seems to come up again and again, so I made a board for it! I always enjoy this topic, because I'm always trying to improve my own pics... If you are seeking to upload a pic you already took, you can find out how here:

    Started by Pete, 01-17-2003 09:59 AM
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  1. Taking Pictures $32.oo is all you need!!!!

    Hi. I see lots of people are asking questions on lights, tents, tripods. So get this. I have one, it's super!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Hope this helps.

    Started by n2life71, 07-13-2013 07:51 AM
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  2. Just need a general opinion

    on these 2 pics. They are the same marble in the same position. 1 gray background 1 black. Which one is better. Just playng with some different methods.

    Started by tnbar, 10-10-2007 05:10 PM
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    10-15-2007 05:03 AM Go to last post
  3. Why won't marble collectors help me??

    I have been going from one marble web site to another, e-mailing everyone who gives me the oppertunity, posting messages for help here... and no one will respond. I have learned a lot about my husbands collection, but I do not know where to go for the help I need. I see the pictures on these...

    Started by heatperry, 07-29-2005 12:24 PM
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    08-04-2005 07:23 AM Go to last post
  4. What am I doing wrong?

    I can get somewhat decent pics of certain marbles, leave all settings the same and switch out mibs and get bad shots. I don't like the large light reflections, but not having a flash keeps me limited to using these lamps. Anyway, look at the brick photos....they are not too bad, although nothing...

    Started by catfish, 02-03-2008 09:57 AM
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    02-26-2008 10:53 AM Go to last post
  5. reflection

    I am starting to get the hang of taking pictures so the marbles are in focus, but now I have reflections in the marble. Usually a window or even my hand. Is there some advice anyone can give. Thanks so much. I posted a picture I took today so you know what I mean. Amy:banghead:

    Started by 5beachbabies, 03-21-2006 11:52 AM
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    07-10-2006 02:36 AM Go to last post
  6. ?Best pic of Cat's Eye's?

    How can I get the best picture of several Cat's Eye's marbles at one time? Same question for taking a pic of a single Cat's Eye. Angle, Lighting, background, etc. Any and all info will be helpfull. Thanx

    Started by Jacqs9478, 05-07-2006 08:06 PM
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    08-20-2006 02:25 PM Go to last post
  7. Looking for good advise for buying a cam please !!!

    Hello everyone !!! i'm still looking around to buy a good cam since my last one didn't pass winter and cant seam to figure out what i should be buying for an average price as i did spent to much $$$ on my music gear lately :lol: but still glad i did :neutral: anyhow what i'm looking for is a good...

    Started by DJah, 04-12-2007 01:00 AM
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    06-05-2008 10:14 AM Go to last post
  8. Anyone here use the Canon Rebel Digital SLR XTi?

    I'm pretty sure thats what I'm getting for Christmas this year.....(fingers crossed). Coming set up with 2 different Macro lenses. The camera specs out fantastic on paper, but anyone here use it for marble photos? Please tell me they will be great. I'm so excited, I haven't felt this way about...

    Started by catfish, 11-14-2007 05:34 AM
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    01-09-2008 11:44 PM Go to last post
  9. Lighting Tips

    I wanted to start this thread to see if I could get any bites on maybe some of the more Expert Marble Photographers sharing a picture or two of their lighting rigs. This has been a constant battle for me, and digital cameras can be very fincky in regards to lighting. What works best for you?...

    Started by Justme, 01-17-2008 02:38 PM
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    01-21-2008 03:03 PM Go to last post
  10. Floral Frogs - Where can I find them?

    Most people seem to use clear glass or acrylic floral frogs as stands for displaying/photographing small marble lots. I've seen some for sale on ebay, but wondering if anyone knows where to find them locally these days, particularly near Denver. I'd love to hear any other ideas people have for...

    Started by CUBuff98, 04-22-2011 03:25 PM
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    01-30-2012 10:16 AM Go to last post
  11. Check this out

    mibs in mibs!

    Started by swirlyhead, 12-02-2008 10:14 PM
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    07-11-2009 09:50 AM Go to last post
  12. What do ya think?

    Working with new lens and looking for opinions and suggestions. Do you think I'm close? Still need to get a remote trigger, less than half of what I shot was even presentable and definately not sharp enough. Don't forget to click on the pic for full image.

    Started by Mr Bales, 08-25-2009 03:47 AM
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    01-24-2017 04:36 AM Go to last post
  13. Constructive criticism needed....

    Here are some pics taken with the new Canon Rebel XTi. I am having slight focusing problems. Just barely learning, as I had no idea what aperature and F-stops were....LOL. What a headache. I can take great pics of scenery and of larger things, but macro shots are killing me. Please critic...

    Started by catfish, 01-17-2008 08:58 AM
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    01-17-2008 02:27 PM Go to last post
  14. Technical Question

    I recently noticed, by accident, that my pictures on resolutions other than native look distorted. I run my display at 1680 x 1050, and at this resolution all my pics are fine. If I change the display resolution, the pics are distorted. It made me wonder if other people running different...

    Started by Mr Bales, 03-04-2010 03:17 PM
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    03-05-2010 08:42 PM Go to last post
  15. Which Photo-Editing Software?

    Which do I want? Photoshop Elements or Paint Shop Pro Photo X2? I like to fix pics, but also play around with cloning, cropping and pasting pictures into other photos. The new computer is Vista, so keep that in mind. Thanks for any help. Derrick

    Started by catfish, 02-12-2008 03:43 PM
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    06-18-2008 09:26 PM Go to last post

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