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Basics of Coin Photography

A slideshow produced for presentation to a local coin club: Use by a non-profit coin club is permitted as long as no admission is charged to those attending and I am sent feedback as to its usefulness.
Title slide
Title slide
Scanner vs. Camera
Scanner vs. Camera
Support Choices
Support Choices
A Simple Rig
A Simple Rig
My Way
My Way
Color Balance
Color Balance
Background Colors
Background Colors
Any Background You Choose
Any Background You Choose
Lighting Direction
Lighting Direction
Rough Draft
Rough Draft
Cleaned Up
Cleaned Up
Lighting Elevation
Lighting Elevation
Direct or Diffuse Light
Direct or Diffuse Light
All that Glitters....
All that Glitters....
High Relief Coins
High Relief Coins
Toned Coins
Toned Coins
Black Coins
Black Coins
Close-ups
Close-ups
VDB
VDB
Combining Images
Combining Images
Pretty Coins Make Pretty Photos
Pretty Coins Make Pretty Photos
Good Photos Show Faults Honestly
Good Photos Show Faults Honestly
Some Photos Show Faults Not As Easily Seen in Hand
Some Photos Show Faults Not As Easily Seen in Hand
Of Course, Nicer is Nice
Of Course, Nicer is Nice