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You can use a number of different cameras to take a picture of a fossil. The most well known are the digital camera and the scanner. Using a webcam is not recommended, because it is virtually impossible to take a clear, detailed picture with this type of camera (low resolution, blur, bad exposure). The same holds true for a mobile phone. Uploading a webcam-picture is hardly useful, so it is better to borrow a digital camera. A scanner usually does allow you to take a good picture, but a digital camera still offers more advantages, like easily taking pictures from different angles and the opportunity to adjust and move your light source. This manual is mainly aimed at users of a simple digital camera like Sony Cybershot, Canon Powershot or Nikon Coolpix. If you are not the proud owner of such a camera, borrow one quickly. Below you will find a picture of a typical basic camera. The camera, used in this example. The macro-key is indicated with red.
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