Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Digicam Help > Newbie Help

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Aug 17, 2006, 9:05 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 1

I want to take watch pictures, but they aren't coming out right. I just bought a Canon Digital Rebel XT and am not familiar with the camera. What kind of lens should I buy? Here is what I have, did I buy the wrong equipment, if so what else should I buy?

Two of these lights and a 500W lightbulb.


A cylindrical shaped light tent, not really sure what kind it is as it was a gift.
A cheap tripod.

Should the default lens be fine, or should I upgrade to some kind of macro lens. Are my lights okay? What else do I have to do? Thanks.
lunotick is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Aug 17, 2006, 6:00 PM   #2
Senior Member
Old Jim's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 565

All sorts of advice can be given for proper techiniques with shooting your subject. In my opinion it would be better to post what you have done and go from there.

Good Luck,

Old Jim is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 2:05 AM.