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Tips to record pupils of brown eyes in both b/w and color films??

pokalin1 15 1
17 Jun 2002 8:31AM
I have a baby boy with beautiful brown eyes and been trying to take pictures of his pupils (It's very hard!!) Always the images in prints came out from a lab end up too dark and subtle hues in his iris never be recorded properly. Is there any tips to get through with this problem? I wonder which light setting (windowlit, sidelit, multiple artificial lishts, etc.) is the best.... Thanks

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Jen 15 17
19 Jun 2002 8:54PM
What situations have you used so far that were unsuccesful? Also what camera are you using?

My guess would be multiple artificial lights.
Pete Plus
16 18.8k 97 England
21 Jun 2002 8:25AM
Are you just taking close up photos of his eyes? If so, the problem may be the white around the pupil influencing the auto processing machine of the lab to make the brown pupil darker. You would need to have the photo manually printed. If it's a full face shot using window light should be succesful, especially on a bright, but overcast day.

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