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Photography by NeverCeaseToCrease

Postby NeverCeaseToCrease » November 26th, 2017, 1:39 am

Hello everybody!

As some of you may have noticed, I've been practicing making my photos of models look better. Up until now I had been posting my photos in the "what have you folded lately?" thread. I've gathered a small collection by now, and I will post what I have here. I'll probably add more later.

All of my pictures were taken with a Canon Powershot, not a phone. Here we go!

These photos were taken in my backyard.
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Phoenix by Satoshi kamiya

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Saber tooth Tiger by Ryan Dong

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Asiatic Elephant by Satoshi Kamiya

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Sheep by Satoshi Kamiya

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Quetzel designed by me

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Spinosaurus by Satoshi Kamiya
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Gallery of my own designs with some CPs: https://goo.gl/CtdVzv

Another gallery of my efforts at photography: https://goo.gl/dnpg6R
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Re: Photography by NeverCeaseToCrease

Postby NeverCeaseToCrease » November 26th, 2017, 1:41 am

I also tried some photos indoors, with artificial lighting and a backdrop.
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Grim Reaper by Miyamoto Chuya

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Hermit Crab by Satoshi Kamiya
Last edited by NeverCeaseToCrease on December 4th, 2017, 6:07 am, edited 1 time in total.
Who am I?
https://goo.gl/fTYupv

Gallery of my own designs with some CPs: https://goo.gl/CtdVzv

Another gallery of my efforts at photography: https://goo.gl/dnpg6R
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Re: Photography by NeverCeaseToCrease

Postby Tony Koppers » December 4th, 2017, 2:04 am

These look great! I especially like the spinosaurus, and the brachiosaur and smilodon on the "what have you folded lately?" thread were pretty cool too!

Would it be too much trouble to go through and add names of the models and their creators? Some are pretty obvious, but there are a few I don't think I've seen before...
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Re: Photography by NeverCeaseToCrease

Postby NeverCeaseToCrease » December 4th, 2017, 6:07 am

Thanks Tony!

No, it's no trouble. I have added the names of the models and designers.
Who am I?
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Gallery of my own designs with some CPs: https://goo.gl/CtdVzv

Another gallery of my efforts at photography: https://goo.gl/dnpg6R
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Re: Photography by NeverCeaseToCrease

Postby Gerardo » February 3rd, 2018, 10:24 am

I also use a Canon Powershot. Although probably not the same one :). Do you set it in P (program) to choose between the different settings? Do you know how to use most of the camera's options? Are you using macro (the flower option) for focusing?

Judging by the links you shared on my thread I think you want to accomplish a "depth of field" in your pictures. Am I right? Here's one I took with my Powershot about something that isn't related to origami.

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Please let me know if that's what you wish to accomplish and if you need assistance, OK :)? Also, do you know Spanish?
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Re: Photography by NeverCeaseToCrease

Postby NeverCeaseToCrease » February 3rd, 2018, 6:43 pm

My camera's full name is PowerShot SX150 IS. I haven't explored most of it's features.I typically use M (manual) so I can adjust the exposure as needed. I do use the Macro option as well.

Yes, that and photo is exactly what I'm trying to get! Does that effect need a background that's far away? I was close to getting some of my photos to look like that but my back yard isn't that big and there's not many other places I can go.

Y si, este ano es mi tercer ano de estudiar espanol en mi escuela. Yo se bastante espanol para hacer una conversacion, pero no hablo perfectamente y no se como usar accentos en mi computadora.
Who am I?
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Gallery of my own designs with some CPs: https://goo.gl/CtdVzv

Another gallery of my efforts at photography: https://goo.gl/dnpg6R
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Re: Photography by NeverCeaseToCrease

Postby Gerardo » February 4th, 2018, 8:28 am

I'll do my best to help you. It might also be useful that you search for how to take a depth of field picture with a compact camera.

First off, you don't need a background with that much space in order to take a depth of field picture. Here's one I took to show you, using just the sofa as background.

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Here are the steps I follow; if you don't know how to follow a particular step with your camera, you can check your camera's user guide.
  1. Set the AF frame to center
  2. Set it also to macro mode: don't forget the subject can't be further than 50 cm from the lens.
  3. Set the self-timer to 1 or 2 seconds: that way you can avoid moving the camera when pressing the shutter button.
  4. Use a leveled angle in relation to the subject and place it in the center of your frame: If the subject is in the ground you can place yourself and the camera in the ground in order to use it as support.
  5. Just press the shutter button half way down in order to focus the subject.
  6. If you wish to place the subject somewhere else in your frame, once the subject is focused, keep on pressing the shutter button half way and then move the camera slightly in order to alter your frame. Another option for doing this is using the AF lock.
  7. Press the button completely in order to take the shot.

I asked if you knew Spanish because Oscar Osorio wrote two articles about photographying origami folds for the 4 Esquinas electronic fanzine. They're a bit too technical but they're still useful reads. His articles are in issues 4 and 5. You can download them from here: https://www.origami-shop.com/es/libros- ... 8_487.html

Hope this helps :).
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