Carlos U

Lives in Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
Joined on Oct 18, 2003

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  • I have the FA 100 macro which weighs 600g. For similar reasons as yours, I use the Manfrotto Q2 L bracket which has built in a 200PL QR plate that mounts directly on my 496RC2 ball head. After ...
  • For a highly photographed object, your picture is quite original. Almost all the pictures that I have seen of this stairs (including one I took some years ago) are taken from top to bottom. Do a ...
  • Depends on your goals. From a hobbyist approach, sure you can shoot action with a Pentax. Cartier-Bresson captured decisive moments that occured in just a second with a full manual Leica M3. It's a ...
  • Thanks everyone for the good advice. I should have stated that the place where the photos were taken is not a studio of my own but a loft where the tapestries are stored. They are handcrafted ...
  • Thanks PDL, thats a complete checklist.
  • The tapestries are going to be exposed at a gallery and a catalog is needed. My work is only to do the shots and PP. They told me the printed catalog will be in letter size. They also ask for the ...
  • Thanks for your recommendations. I have good primes for the job but for this type of work, using a zoom is frequently a necessity. What I'm looking for is good enough image quality, basically as ...
  • Created question thread Lens for photographing artwork
    For some years now I've being doing occasional artwork photography for artist friends, mainly flat 2D paintings as subject. I have manage to control the critical factors, namely uniform ...
  • Nature photographer John Shaw, quoted from one of his books: "Some photographers leave UV or haze filters permanently mounted on their lenses, saying that doing so offers protection for the lenses. ...
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