Photographing - Photographing For most fossils you use the...

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Photographing For most fossils you use the highest resolution in the macro-function (unless you are lucky enough to get to shoot fossils that are a half meter tall all the time). Almost every digital camera has this function nowadays. You can recognize them by the symbol of a flower (a tulip, typical Dutch). Usually this symbol can also be seen in the camera display, when the macro-function is turned on. If necessary, check your camera's manual. How do you use the macro-function? After you have switched on your camera, switch on the macro-function. After this the camera will no longer zoom in or out. The camera is ready to take a picture and will try to focus on the nearest point. It is best to take the picture as near to your fossil as possible, but far enough so you can still focus your camera . The latter is often forgotten (for the minimal distance, check your camera.s manual). The picture may be blurred if it is taken too close to the fossil. A picture must foremost be sharp and therefore the picture must be taken from a distance at which the camera is able to focus. For
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course GLY GLY1100 taught by Professor Jaymuza during the Spring '10 term at Broward College.

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