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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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"Thanks for the advice, Geoff, very helpful!"
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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…"
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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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