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Playing with my new lightbox.

All C and C welcome.

Thanks

Camera:Fujifilm S3
Lens:SIGMA 150mm APO MACRO DG HSM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Kiwi
Username:poetslane poetslane
Uploaded:3 Jan 2011 - 10:02 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flash / lighting, Fruit, Kiwi, Lightbox, Still life
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bfgstew
bfgstew Plus Member 8668 forum postsbfgstew vcard England105 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jan 2011 - 11:58 AMConstructive Critique!This comment was flagged as constructive critique! 

I do like pictures of Kiwi fruits, this is good.
However I think more could be achieved, the use of light has caused lots of bright spots and reduced the amount of detail available. A softer more natural light would more suited, or, cutting a thickish slice and laying it on a lightbox, allowing the inner detail to be seen as well.
Get as close as possible to get maximum detail, don't be scared to crop the edges off the fruit, this does distract slightly.
Use manual focussing to get a sharper picture, this does seem to be a tad soft to what a 150 can achieve.
Hope this helps in some small way?
Regards
Stewart

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Rach_s Plus Member 4Rach_s vcard United Kingdom
3 Jan 2011 - 1:29 PM

Hi I'm pretty new to photography and wondered about these light boxes as have heard them mentioned. How much are they and what sort of effects can it be used for? I really like images like these, try tomatoes too! Rach

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