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Shooting for eBay: Creating Simple and Effective Product Shots for Online Auctions and Sales by Alan Hess

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Photographing Small Items

Getting the Best Results When Going in Really Close

Photographing small items can be a real challenge. You need to get in close to capture all the details, which can be tough without a special lens. You need to keep the camera steady, because even the smallest movement can cause blurring. Even the act of pressing the shutter release button can cause tiny vibrations to impact the sharpness of the image. Using a tripod and the self-timer will help you capture the sharpest images.

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Macro Photography

Macro photography is the general term used for close-up photography, but it is actually more than that. It refers to extreme ...

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