The Right Gear for the Job

What You Need to Get the Best Results

It doesn’t make much sense to spend a lot of money on new gear to take photos of items that you want to sell—unless the items are worth a great deal or you plan to do this type of photography a lot. I took the photos in this book with consumer-level gear rather than high-end studio equipment. I have really tried to keep the expenses to a minimum so you can get the best return when you do sell your items.

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Using Any Camera

I used a variety of cameras for the photos in this book to make sure the techniques work for any camera. Spending a lot of money on a camera kind of defeats the ...

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