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Mineral Photography

Discussions on best techniques for mineral photography 
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by Matthew Stanley
12 05/20/2017 06:29PM
Last Post by Kevin Conroy (2)

Best photographs of specimens larger than 1cm   (Pages: 1 2 3 4 5)

by Rudolf Hasler
374 05/09/2017 08:21PM
Last Post by Rudolf Hasler

Nikon Camera Body

by Brian Eisemann
12 04/18/2017 09:07PM
Last Post by Harald Schillhammer

Moving toward extreme (< 4/64") Attachments

by Larry Eicher
14 04/15/2017 04:36PM
Last Post by Mineralogical Research Company

Beginner photographer

by Antonio Nazario
7 04/07/2017 06:40PM
Last Post by Casey Montgomery

Usable Magnification Attachments

by Ronald J. Pellar
2 03/17/2017 12:19AM
Last Post by Rob Woodside

Dioptase ?

by Harald K Andersen
29 02/16/2017 07:24PM
Last Post by Ronald J. Pellar

Photographing sugilite - challenges Attachments

by Bruce Cairncross
2 02/16/2017 07:13PM
Last Post by Ronald J. Pellar

Field Microscopy for the Poor Attachments

by norbert
4 02/13/2017 02:25PM
Last Post by Luca Baralis

Best camera/microscope for oil well cutting and minerals

by Corky Stewart
2 02/02/2017 06:28PM
Last Post by Mineralogical Research Company

Camera Lenses

by Peter Tarassoff
6 01/26/2017 01:32AM
Last Post by Peter Tarassoff

High-power, high CRI LED lightning

by Jyrki Autio
28 01/20/2017 07:38PM
Last Post by Jyrki Autio

photos taken with DinoLites

by Johannes Swarts (2)
5 01/20/2017 07:33PM
Last Post by Johannes Swarts (2)

Advantage of heavy base on macro setup?

by Jyrki Autio
7 01/18/2017 03:42PM
Last Post by Jyrki Autio

iPhone photography Attachments

by Dennis McCoy
6 01/17/2017 05:35AM
Last Post by Reinhardt van Vuuren

This is a test.....this is ONLY a test Attachments

by Don Saathoff
1 01/11/2017 07:38PM
Last Post by Don Saathoff

Affinity Photo

by Steve Stuart
1 01/08/2017 08:22PM
Last Post by Steve Stuart

Aquamarine from Nagar Valley North Pakistan Attachments

by Samina Gulzar
1 01/02/2017 06:58PM
Last Post by Samina Gulzar

specimen supports.

by Stephen Eglinton
30 12/23/2016 04:28PM
Last Post by Ed Clopton

Franklin- Ogdensburg mineral photos solicited

by Van King
1 11/13/2016 02:58PM
Last Post by Van King

Not up to standards ??

by Matt Courville
4 10/31/2016 06:44PM
Last Post by Uwe Kolitsch

capturing a Star Ruby

by Theodore Hansen Theo
2 10/20/2016 05:06AM
Last Post by Ted Hadley

check my photography new find magnetite specimen Attachments

by imran bangash
1 10/13/2016 08:43PM
Last Post by imran bangash

How to photograph mineral specimen: Workshops with Joaquim Callén at the 46th Int. Stuttgart Autumn Mineral Fair, October 15th and 16th

by Meinrad Kempf
1 09/27/2016 04:35PM
Last Post by Meinrad Kempf

CombineZP. Experiment freehand on the microscope. Attachments

by Giuliano Bettini
3 07/31/2016 03:54PM
Last Post by Douglas Schonewald

Motorized Focus Stacking

by Olivier Roth
5 07/20/2016 09:50AM
Last Post by Stephan Wolfsried

Smartphone micro photography Attachments

by Reinhardt van Vuuren
12 07/15/2016 05:48AM
Last Post by Reinhardt van Vuuren

Capturing fluorescent minerals?

by Tim Jokela Jr
11 07/06/2016 10:41PM
Last Post by Mark Cole

Canon EF-M 28mm macro with built-in LED light

by Jolyon & Katya Ralph
4 07/02/2016 04:39AM
Last Post by Joel Dyer

Combine Zip ??

by I8Arsenic
8 06/30/2016 02:06PM
Last Post by Michael J Pabst

Shock absorber

by Don Saathoff
8 05/21/2016 02:29AM
Last Post by Mineralogical Research Company


by Wolfgang Hampel
4 05/13/2016 03:55AM
Last Post by Henry Barwood

Best microminerals photographs under 1 cm fov. Attachments   (Pages: 1 2)

by Account Closed
114 05/10/2016 08:01AM
Last Post by Account Closed

Improving Photos

by Alex Earl
10 05/08/2016 06:51PM
Last Post by Don Saathoff

Mineral micro-photography gallery update

by Harjo Neutkens
2 05/03/2016 05:53PM
Last Post by D Mike Reinke

Anyone Tried Those USB Microscopes on Ebay? Attachments

by Jonelle DeFelice
11 04/24/2016 05:59AM
Last Post by Joel Dyer

Mineral photography tips

by Joshua Chambers
17 04/19/2016 12:36AM
Last Post by Harjo Neutkens

Recommended camera settings for begginer

by Olivier Langelier
12 04/08/2016 12:41PM
Last Post by Owen Melfyn Lewis

Macro lens on a budget

by Donn Cuson
26 04/01/2016 10:07PM
Last Post by Donn Cuson

Perfect Bench Photo Lighting Setup by Alan Scalone

by Alan Scalone
45 04/01/2016 03:15PM
Last Post by Alan Scalone

Copying photos

by Reiner Mielke
3 03/13/2016 11:04PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Using a laptop tethered to your DSLR

by Stephen C. Blyskal
23 03/06/2016 11:30PM
Last Post by Martin Rich

Improving Photos

by Alex Earl
4 02/24/2016 01:36PM
Last Post by Harold Moritz

MinDat for Image Archiving

by Jeff Weissman
1 02/22/2016 04:30PM
Last Post by Jeff Weissman

Macro photography. Beginner

by Georgios
2 02/22/2016 04:08AM
Last Post by Joel Dyer

Focus Control for Nikon

by Matthew Stanley
3 02/04/2016 11:33PM
Last Post by Martin Rich

DinoLite - some questions about taking good images

by Johannes Swarts (2)
5 01/31/2016 01:35AM
Last Post by norbert

Experiences with metallographs / inverted microscope? Attachments

by Joel Dyer
1 01/29/2016 07:45AM
Last Post by Joel Dyer

CombineZ5 problems

by Don Saathoff
17 01/22/2016 01:59AM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Ultimate Setup. What would you do?

by ViktorZeytin
11 01/21/2016 09:27AM
Last Post by Volker Betz

Which light source for mineral photography?

by Niels van Velzen
19 01/16/2016 02:58PM
Last Post by Peter Andresen

Photographing with glass base

by Matt Courville
23 01/15/2016 02:10PM
Last Post by Matt Courville

How calculate width of field for stacking ?

by Account Closed
9 01/12/2016 09:28AM
Last Post by Account Closed

1931 Macro of Austinite Attachments

by Jonelle DeFelice
4 12/25/2015 04:58PM
Last Post by Jonelle DeFelice

Photomicrography: Modified Rheinberg Illumination

by Elise Skalwold
1 11/29/2015 06:18PM
Last Post by Elise Skalwold

Olympus OM-D Em5 Mark II: High resolution shot mode

by Jean-Marc Johannet
25 11/21/2015 08:23PM
Last Post by Jean-Marc Johannet

Depth perception in macro photos

by Ronald J. Pellar
30 10/19/2015 07:45PM
Last Post by Ronald J. Pellar

Image Inversion

by Robert Wilken
13 10/15/2015 01:35PM
Last Post by Harold Moritz

Overcoming photographic incompetence? (Before and after example) Attachments

by Norman King
8 10/04/2015 07:47PM
Last Post by Norman King

using immersion to photograph inclusions in rough crystals Attachments

by Dennis McCoy
7 09/27/2015 08:30AM
Last Post by Owen Melfyn Lewis

My first photo stack Attachments

by Alex Earl
9 09/23/2015 07:08PM
Last Post by Alex Earl

Mineral Photos

by Alex Earl
2 09/20/2015 10:18PM
Last Post by Owen Melfyn Lewis

Rhodochrosite - Inakuraishi Mine,Furubira, Shiribeshi, Hokkaido, Japan

by Charles lee
1 09/12/2015 05:37AM
Last Post by Charles lee

Articles on Digital Photomicrography and Photomacrography

by Elise Skalwold
2 08/17/2015 09:16PM
Last Post by Elise Skalwold

New generation of photos - are they really better?

by Bob Harman
11 08/16/2015 05:12PM
Last Post by Account Closed

Lytro camera for mineral photography?

by James Pool
4 08/14/2015 06:17PM
Last Post by Jolyon & Katya Ralph

WANTED: Nikon, Sony or Canon DSLRs / lenses

by Jolyon & Katya Ralph
1 08/13/2015 10:05PM
Last Post by Jolyon & Katya Ralph

HP Sprout 3D scanning / Photos.

by Dennis McCoy
1 08/12/2015 04:32PM
Last Post by Dennis McCoy

Requesting some advice/tips

by Matt Courville
14 08/11/2015 06:14PM
Last Post by Florian Baur

MFT camera for minerals?

by Florian Baur
3 08/11/2015 06:11PM
Last Post by Florian Baur

Trying to photograph MICA... Attachments

by Jonelle DeFelice
10 07/26/2015 09:39PM
Last Post by Jonelle DeFelice

360 degree view of precious opal

by Rory Howell
2 07/09/2015 09:49AM
Last Post by Reinhardt van Vuuren

Nikon advice

by Don Saathoff
4 06/17/2015 08:57PM
Last Post by Amir C. Akhavan

Acceptable image editing ? Attachments

by Antoine Barthélemy
2 06/16/2015 07:14PM
Last Post by Jolyon & Katya Ralph

easy tips for photographing minerals with med.-grade camera

by Matt Courville
10 06/07/2015 06:57PM
Last Post by Matt Courville

Nikon D7100 vs D610

by William W Besse
25 05/20/2015 04:40AM
Last Post by Kurt Story

360* views

by Dennis McCoy
42 05/13/2015 12:51PM
Last Post by José Zendrera

Is a light box necessary ?

by Vitaliy
13 04/27/2015 03:10AM
Last Post by Vitaliy

How many micro-mineral photographers in the North East of the USA?

by Van King
5 04/11/2015 10:56PM
Last Post by Van King

Better photographing minerals

by Alex Earl
10 03/27/2015 12:26PM
Last Post by Larry Maltby

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