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mylan May 12, 2010 1:10 PM

Photographing artwork in a glass frame!! HELP!
 
OK - it's a toughy! How do I take pictures of art that are encased in a glass frame? And - make this easy for me please.

I have a Sony DSC-T10 ..

Thanks!

skylark May 17, 2010 2:56 PM

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Originally Posted by mylan (Post 1092924)
OK - it's a toughy! How do I take pictures of art that are encased in a glass frame? And - make this easy for me please.

I have a Sony DSC-T10 ..

Thanks!

What comes to mind but I'm no expert:

- Shoot without flash. Be aware of reflections in the glass.

- With flash on the camera, shoot at an angle to the glass so the flash is not reflected back into the camera lens. You can use the skew feature in a graphics editing program like Photoshop to make the picture rectangular again.

- Set up off camera lighting at an angle to the glass so they are not reflected into the lens. Shoot straight on to the glass for minimum distortion.

Sky

shoturtle May 17, 2010 6:28 PM

Get a circular polarizer filter. It will help in reducing glare and reflections.

mtclimber May 22, 2010 10:02 AM

mylan-

I do it all the time. Firstly it is a developed technique. Use natural, filtered (slight shade or overcast skies) light. Position the art to minimize any reflections and use a tripod. A polarizing filter is a plus, but it really reduces the light getting to your lens, making the tripod a must.

Sarah Joyce


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