Lighting issues with shooting macro.

posted on 7th of february, 2009

It seems that I still have a lot to learn about lighting. And if I had the opportunity and lived in a location to get some education about this, I definitely would. So I'm writing this for others that are in a similar boat (here's an oar).

I am new to stock and really wish I could see what the reviewers see as faults. I've taken two pictures using the same lighting, similar composition and the same adjustments. One picture gets accepted and the other rejected due to poor lighting. I'm using the rejections as a way to grow (and a cheap education).

I go over my rejections very carefully to see what I might have missed when I decided to upload that certain picture. 9 times out of 10 I find that bit of the photo that just came out poor and learn what to look for in the future before...

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Posted by Dcwcreations on February 09, 2009
Very good tips, rejections for most people are part of the process. The main thing is to try and learn from them and don't get hurt feelings or mad about them. You can have everything right and you may still get " that's not what were looking for"
But that's all part of the game. I like your miniatures,you have some good ideas.

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