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Photographing Gems that Sell / Gems

This lesson will show you how to easily photograph your collection of loose gems with professional results.

Bring out the beauty of your gems by using this quick and simple method of making professional-looking images.

Keep in mind that gems and stones come in many forms, colors, and textures, therefore, your optimal lighting conditions may vary from item to item.

Once you find the lighting that works for one piece, you may need to adjust the lighting somewhat to best photograph other pieces.

(Most images can be clicked for an enlarged view.)

Topics Covered:

  • Setting up on a small table
  • Positioning the gem and the camera
  • Using 2 light sources to show the details in your gems

Equipment Used:

Camera/Media


  
 

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