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  1. Buying a new Digital Camera? Some things to

    consider.. I just read an artilce by Consumers Report that pertains to anyone in our hobby looking to improve their marble photography. The report starts off that the prices are falling down and making it more affordable to buy a *higher end* digital camera. It was suggested to buy at least a 7...

    Started by kris7047th, 10-28-2007 10:40 AM
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    10-28-2007 10:40 AM Go to last post
  2. Camera Battery Dilema

    Well, the batteries in our new digital camera finally went, as I knew they someday would(lol, sorry its the dayshift thing). We have a Kodak camera. We had some extra Alkaline batteries which ended up lasting like an hour. We bought a battery charger which came with 4 Energizer rechargeable...

    Started by delkins, 12-06-2006 08:59 PM
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    12-19-2006 03:06 PM Go to last post
  3. camera settings

    ok what do you think is best to set your camera on as far as resolution? macro or super macro? I have a olympus c5000 zoom 5 mp . I have had this camera for 3 or 4 years . It was top of the line then and still is very very nice and has tons of features . for the first 2 years i didnt know how...

    Started by boogie1, 05-15-2007 07:04 PM
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    08-16-2007 12:30 PM Go to last post
  4. Cameras

    This probably isn't the right area for this question., but seems to be where the most people visit. I may have the opportunity to purchase a decent camera and would like some ideas. I would like to know what brand names., and approx cost. would give me the best results especially in the area of...

    Started by stevendalane, 06-05-2008 05:44 PM
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    06-06-2008 12:29 AM Go to last post
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Depth of field and marble pics

    Here are two pics of the same subject. This just goes to show the difference YOU can make in the photograph (without using paint shop). picture#1 shutter speed= 1/60 aperature size (f/stop)= f 3.2 picture#2 shutter speed=1/60 ...

    Started by chucks_mibs, 12-13-2006 10:07 AM
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    12-22-2006 11:27 AM Go to last post
  8. Thumbs up DOF image Stacking

    Hello All, Well, I thought I would share a couple of images I did using DOF method. Each picture was a set of 20 images. I have been disappointed in taking picture because; for the most part only the part close to the lens would be infocus and the edges would be blurred/out of focus. So...

    Started by n2life71, 12-31-2012 08:18 PM
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    01-09-2013 03:56 PM Go to last post
  9. 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
  10. for mibs or smurfs

    You can , of course, size it down as needed for your treasures. It works!

    Started by Unregistered, 01-23-2006 07:29 PM
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    01-23-2006 07:29 PM Go to last post
  11. Fuji Fine Pix

    Anyone else using one of these cameras? If so, care to share your settings for good marble pics? Thanks in advance, Josh

    Started by J.Gus, 02-04-2007 11:40 AM
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    02-05-2007 09:57 PM Go to last post
  12. has anyone tried this!?

    I have a friend in the Jewelry business who uses a scanner to his get shots. He uses a xerox color scanner. I don't have a scanner but I wonder how that would work. I dare ya to try it! Any takers? /me prays it works. :adore:

    Started by Justme, 11-20-2007 02:12 PM
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    11-21-2007 02:32 PM Go to last post
  13. Help

    I desperatly need help, I have inherited a marble collection and I am struggeling to figure out the value. I have a book, but I still have many questions. I saw that on one of the forums I can post a picture to find out what my marbles are. Well, I can't seem to get a decent picture, I have...

    Started by heatperry, 07-14-2005 06:34 PM
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    07-14-2005 06:38 PM Go to last post
  14. Help with pics

    I'm finally ready to toss the camera :smash: :banghead: O have to use the one I have because we are real tight on money after the move, sooooo I have some questions:102: How do you guys get more than one side of the mib in one pic, why does my flash totally mess up the pics, and how do you get...

    Started by purpledog, 08-27-2007 11:59 PM
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    08-31-2007 12:56 AM Go to last post
  15. HELP!

    Can someone possibly help me I.D. these? Thanks!

    Started by cheyzzz, 09-08-2004 03:43 AM
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    09-08-2004 03:43 AM Go to last post

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