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Jan 12, 2020 15:20 as a reply to  @ post 18990359 |  #4471

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Jan 13, 2020 09:19 |  #4472

Jeff USN Photog 72-76 wrote in post #18990359 (external link)
Some of my Boston Police Duty guns from 1872 to present


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"ONE OF THESE THINGS IS NOT LIKE THE OTHERS"

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Jan 14, 2020 11:49 |  #4475

Jerry-R wrote in post #18991909 (external link)
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Jerry ..... you do an excellent job of 'floating' your subject(s). Are you aware of a tutorial that would help me to do the same ?
Any help would be appreciated ! :-)

(is this specific photo, it appears that you have a support piece that attaches to the magazine. Is that correct ?)




  
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Jan 15, 2020 07:49 |  #4476

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Jerry ..... you do an excellent job of 'floating' your subject(s). Are you aware of a tutorial that would help me to do the same ?
Any help would be appreciated ! :-)

(is this specific photo, it appears that you have a support piece that attaches to the magazine. Is that correct ?)

Thank you, much appreciated. You might look for "light table photography" on YouTube ... although there isn't a lot there. I have a room set up as a mini-studio, with a light table and soft-boxes for the strobes. This provides a white background for the images with no shadows. A light box, or light table, is the only way I've found to adequately shoot products with no background at all. Depending upon the size product you are shooting, the tables and boxes start very inexpensively.

For certain "products" I replace the white background with the blue shown above - post processing using layers in PS. It just seems to make the darker items "pop".

The support piece you mention is a product from MagPul Industries called a MagPod. It replaces the normal base pad on their Gen-2 magazines, and (in theory) could be used as a make-shift bi-pod when shooting prone. I like it because it holds the firearm upright for photographs.


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Jan 15, 2020 08:12 |  #4477

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Thank you, much appreciated. You might look for "light table photography" on YouTube ... although there isn't a lot there. I have a room set up as a mini-studio, with a light table and soft-boxes for the strobes. This provides a white background for the images with no shadows. A light box, or light table, is the only way I've found to adequately shoot products with no background at all. Depending upon the size product you are shooting, the tables and boxes start very inexpensively.

For certain "products" I replace the white background with the blue shown above - post processing using layers in PS. It just seems to make the darker items "pop".

The support piece you mention is a product from MagPul Industries called a MagPod. It replaces the normal base pad on their Gen-2 magazines, and (in theory) could be used as a make-shift bi-pod when shooting prone. I like it because it holds the firearm upright for photographs.

Aha ! ......thanks so much for your detailed response. Much appreciated !




  
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Jan 18, 2020 14:10 |  #4478

Business end of an M44 Mosin Nagant, and support kit.

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Jan 20, 2020 03:47 |  #4479

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Jan 21, 2020 09:36 |  #4480


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Jan 24, 2020 19:43 |  #4481

Same one as before but on white. "Build in progress. KRG Bravo chassis, KRG bolt knob, Seekins scope rail, Remington 700 AAC-SC .308 action, 10 round Accurate Mag. Scope purchasing decision madness continues..."

I'm happy to say that I've finally pulled the trigger on a Burris XTR II 3-15x50. I think I got a pretty good deal on it since the XTR III's just came out. Also I think I'll be picking up a Patriot Valley Arms Shockwave muzzle brake. Probably some .92" 34mm Seekins rings on top of this Seekins mount. I'll know for sure once I size this scope up, might use the penny trick to make sure the eyepiece clears the rail mount.


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Feb 08, 2020 07:31 |  #4482

Something new I acquired Maxim Defense PDX in 556

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Feb 09, 2020 14:54 |  #4483

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Feb 10, 2020 09:55 |  #4484

Not sure if this is the right place for this but, it's kinda close....


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Feb 10, 2020 20:07 |  #4485

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Not sure if this is the right place for this but, it's kinda close....
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Are these your shots? If so, yes, this is the place. :-)


The Captain and crew finally got their stuff together, now if we can only remember where we left it. :cool:

  
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