Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/11/03

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Subject: [Leica] success! but help!
From: walt at (Walt Johnson)
Date: Fri Nov 3 13:11:08 2006
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Hmm,  I'm still missing the boat...I thought they were already flat?

Lottermoser George wrote:

> I would assume that she wants you photograph her graphic design work  
> as products rather than flat copies (if I'm wrong - you should scan  
> them). And then a 3 fold brochure, stationery, bus card, envelope,  
> etc. becomes a still life composition. Lighting is as complex or  
> simple as you want to make it from creating a warm pool of light to a  
> shadowless tent to a feeling of window light. I would assume that  
> you'd discuss the "look" she wants with her before deciding on  
> "shadow less."
> Regards,
> George Lottermoser
> On Nov 3, 2006, at 11:48 AM, Walt Johnson wrote:
>> Load your camera with tungsten film. Don't worry about diffuse,  soft 
>> light but simply feather  two 3400K  photo floods at 45  degrees to 
>> her prints.  Make sure they are equidistant from prints  and take a 
>> reading without  blocking any light. The entire  situation should be 
>> straight and level. Camera, lights and pictures  on wall.  A micro 
>> Nikkor is what I always used for copy work but  not a necessity.
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