Taking photos of displays...

From: Bryan Pope <bpope_at_wordstock.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2005 11:18:51 +0000

And thusly Jules Richardson spake:
> Recent discussion about photographing machines prompted this one.
> Has anyone got any useful tips for photographing (with a digital camera)
> running machines such that whatever's on the screen is captured with
> some kind of decent quality?
> I've been playing around with all the manual settings on my camera and
> just experimenting (using any kind of auto mode results in banding on
> the computer's display, and of course use of flash is no use for a shot
> of a glass screen). So far results have been mixed though...
> Any useful hints much appreciated!
> cheers
> Jules

This is what I remember from reading old computer magazines... The room
must be dark, with the only light coming from your monitor. You also need
you camera on a tripod because you need to have the shutter stay open for
a longer period of time.


Bryan Pope
Received on Mon Feb 28 2005 - 11:08:53 GMT

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