How to Take Pictures of Life-like Miniatures

With digital photography conveniently available, nearly anything is attainable. Our limits are our very own creativity. In miniature modeling, these days, photographing your miniatures have grown to be an important component of the pastime. During my quest to discover how to photograph my miniature versions, I stumbled onto pictures of somebody that photographed realistic looking miniatures within the net. I was so inspired I began experimenting photographing my 1/35 scope miniature diorama of US troops in Iraq using my digital camera.


Easy Setup

It was a couple of days after I posted my pictures online that individuals started commenting just how realistic my miniature versions were. From that encounter, I chose to write this article on ways to photograph reasonable looking miniatures working with extremely easy equipment and arrangement. You’ll be amazed it’s easier than you think.

Stuff You’ll Need

  • a camera with macro function.
  • a miniature version or even diorama.
  • a bright mid-day sun.
  • a little folding table or even stool.
  • an open area with a pure surrounding totally free of tall buildings.
  • remember to bring along your cap or sunglasses as well.

The best way to undertake Step One is to do it between 11 am to 1 pm if the sun is overhead.

Step two) Setup your small folding table in the wide open location under strong sunlight.

Step three) Place your miniature onto the kitchen table or even stool.

Step four) Set your camera to macro and sunset.

Step five) Look through your LCD display or maybe viewfinder to compose your photo.

Step six) Use the brilliant blue skies and all-natural surrounding as your backdrop.

Step seven) Snap your pictures when there’re no clouds covering sunlight to enjoy consistent lighting for your pictures.

Step eight) A prayer for a clear and bright day might help.

Exclusive Tip: Check the weather prediction prior to going!

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