photographing olf computers/parts

From: Charles E. Fox <>
Date: Fri Jan 29 08:34:34 1999

At 09:58 AM 1/29/1999 +0100, you wrote:
>> Does anyone have any suggestions for ways to photograph parts of my
>> collection? All i have is a basic 35mm camera and a polaroid...
>> Should i use high speed 35mm film becasue of low light conditions
>> or is a slower speed more important? Or is it important to have a white
>> background for contrast.. Or should i try placing things on a flat bed
>> scanner, etc..
>> Any suggestions are appreciated. I want to photograph some of my rarer
>> items (Teraks, Sun 1, if you saw that Burroughs core memory that just
>> sold on ebay I have one of those too plus a foot long chunk of
>> boards from that computer, etc).

        When I was shooting my computer video last year I found that using some
old "eye strain" filters on the monitor screens helped to cut down on light


                                                                Charlie Fox

                                Charles E. Fox
                       Chas E. Fox Video Productions
                793 Argyle Rd. Windsor N8Y 3J8 Ont. Canada
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