There are Many Things to Consider. Here are Some Tips To Take Photos of DIY Electronics Projects With Utmost Safety to Your Digital Camera. Reader may notice that, projects like 3V DC Motor stand has not used very good quality digital camera. Photography as art form is of lesser importance for such guides.
Tips To Take Photos of DIY Electronics Projects : What Should You Read More Related To This Article
When the reader is taking photos of DIY electronics projects for professional grade need, the quality should be highest possible – like for selling on online shops, representing as an exceptional DIY Electronics Project etc.
In other cases, an advanced mobile phone camera should work the best taking many physical and practical problems :
- Hands are dirty
- The boards may have dust
- Parts are too small
The reader may read these previously published guides :
- iPhone SLR mount
- Tips for Better Photography With Mobile Camera
- Limitations of Mobile Phone Camera
- Checklist for Mobile Phone Photography
- Most importantly, Creating a DIY light box
Tips To Take Photos of DIY Electronics Projects
This website’s whole Digital Photography section provides guide for normal DSLR Photography, all practical situations are covered which may be the need to take Photos of DIY Electronics projects, here are few for example :
Tips To Take Photos of DIY Electronics Projects : Discouraging DSLR and Rangefinder
We want to say that – the dusts which may be unseen, may be attracted by the possibly ionized environment around the electronics objects may deposit dust on either on your lens or the sensor. It is better to ask another person to take photograph avoiding your DIY dusty hands to handle the camera or use a glass shield or glass box to shield the project from the camera.
Tips To Take Photos of DIY Electronics Projects : Decide Whether it is An Artwork or Representation
For photographs inclining towards artwork, the basic rules of photography need to be maintained – be it golden section or rules of third. But for representation purpose, basic work is to avoid the blur and bokeh in the photographs.
So, we will avoid lenses which will tend to give us a very shallow depth of field, in case we use a DSLR or rangefinder camera. We will not use a lens of long focal length – it will tend to add blur on the objects which are not in focus. We may add more to your idea –
- Use a Light Box
- Use a special background – be it a grey colored paper or green-sided cutting plate
- Using Adobe Photoshop for post processing
As handling both the DIY Electronics Project and Photography with DSLR becomes a complex matter, we would suggest to use a good mobile phone camera whenever possible for day to day works. It saves lot of time.