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Photgraphic system

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Account Closed May 24, 2012 01:09PM
Perhaps than some photographers could be interested to take photos of specimens (small sizes) to compare the result the of all photographic systems ?

I can send 3 specimens (plactic box) for example and these could turn in the world in a simple letter. And we show results here in 2 differents size : 1024 pix and 12 000 pix.

F. Hède

PS : I know that it's impossible in France (competition seem bad). but for me this challenge is a good idea. Not really a competition,just a game.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05/24/2012 01:13PM by Frédéric Hède.
Harald Schillhammer May 24, 2012 02:24PM
And how many people do you think have the equipment to shoot panoramas?

Volker Betz May 24, 2012 03:40PM
Dear Frederic,

I have seen some of your 12 000 pixel pictures. Really amazing and beautiful. I could do it also, but other than sportive, I do not see a reason for such resolution. Its to much for print media (except posters) and screens.

To compare photographic systems a objective micrometer would do the job, I test my lenses this way.

So I admire your pictures and a good idea. Its like a Formula I race. Good Job, to good for daily use.

I like to make mineral photographs - if it is a new object. Thousands wait in my collection, most are color less.


Account Closed May 24, 2012 04:23PM
On this forum there is a lot of people who have material for that. I can send 3 specimens, various, size 5 mm to 1 mm of FOV for seen.

It's just a "race" for fun.

We can just done 1024 pixel if you want just a "mindat format". I'm going to prepare my travel to Gard this week-end....
Account Closed June 05, 2012 04:13PM
Okay i will prepare a sending in next week. 6 specimens size 5 mm to 1 mm. :-)

First Edgar
After Volker....

and others perhaps.

1 anatase, 1 azurite, 1 mimetite, 1 phillipsite, 1 dundasite, 1 cerusite. Juste for fun.
Volker Betz June 05, 2012 04:54PM
Dear Frederic,

thank you very much. Only I have enough to photograph, so I dont want to participate in that competition.

Sorry and


Account Closed June 06, 2012 08:27AM
No problem Volker ;). Not very small for majority just for made photo and seen difference (light, methodology...)
Owen Lewis (2) June 12, 2012 05:10PM
OK, Frédéric, I'll play if you want to make up the numbers :-)

When you are ready, PM me for a delivery address.

Will you be attending at SMAM?

Account Closed June 15, 2012 10:17AM
Hello Owen,

yes for SMAM. Two days (week-end).

When i can (next weeks) i'll send specimen to Edgar. As MP I will take your address inside the package for you.

If you want see me in SMAM it's possible. My english as you read....


José Antonio Soldevilla Gonzalez October 08, 2012 07:20PM
I do not know if I'm late to this call. I'm not interested in racing but I find very interesting to share working methods and compare results.

Some of my microimages here
Account Closed October 31, 2012 06:41PM
i'm busy for the moment sorry :) but when i can i come back....
Account Closed June 02, 2013 05:23PM

i have don't forget this post but this test is in construction in France ;) a lot of photographs of my country will take phoot of the same specimen....

Result in some months.
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