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Suggested Settings for photographing Artwork

dpcz

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dpcz Registered since 21st Oct 2010
Thu 21-Oct-10 01:38 PM

Hello,

I am a painter, new to SLR cameras and need to create accurate digital images of my acrylic landscapes on canvas to make prints to sell to my customers. My largest work is 38" X 22".

I have recently purchased a Nikon D5000 and I am curious as to whether anyone in this forum is familiar with photographing artwork.


I want to try to experiment photographing the artwork outside in SHADE & then OVERCAST lighting before getting into the indoor setups which are much more complicated.

Does anyone have some suggested settings for the Nikon D5000 for this endeavor of mine?

Thanks!
Dave

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