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Advice for photographing miniature set

Started this discussion. Last reply by Randy Boyum Apr 3, 2018. 3 Replies

Hello people who see this!I've recently built a set for my first stop-motion short (very excited for it :)))) and I need advice on how to photograph it. I was hoping I might be able to get away with…Continue

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Randy Boyum replied to Zach Sawan's discussion Advice for photographing miniature set
"Interesting looking set.  I like the style.  Cool trees.  But wow that is small.  Your characters must be tiny.  A lot of animation puppets are 6 to 10 inches tall, and those would tower out of frame.  My main advice is…"
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Zach Sawan replied to Zach Sawan's discussion Advice for photographing miniature set
"Thanks for the advice, Geoff, very helpful!"
Apr 2, 2018
Geoff Clark replied to Zach Sawan's discussion Advice for photographing miniature set
"Hi Zach, Nice set! It looks cool. Your set is pretty small, and getting a big camera in there may be really limiting. you need a small camera and a way to anchor it to the set so it doesn't move. The google phone may be your best bet (with some…"
Mar 30, 2018
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Advice for photographing miniature set

Hello people who see this!I've recently built a set for my first stop-motion short (very excited for it :)))) and I need advice on how to photograph it. I was hoping I might be able to get away with using my Pixel 2 (Google phone) which has a 12 mp camera, but I think I'll need something more robust. I suspect I'll need to rent a camera and possibly lens capable of getting the necessary clarity. Can anyone offer guidance? Thanks in advance for the help!PS - The set is about 12 inches wide by 8…See More
Mar 29, 2018

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