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Offline Heliodromus

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Sometimes the best photo is ... a video !
« on: April 03, 2021, 09:03:28 pm »
Here's me dropping a newly acquired owl on the grass this morning. Shield your eyes if you're a slabber!



There's no way to do justice to one of these 3-D objects with a photo!

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P.S. You're going to have to click thru twice - just faking the embedded video.

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Re: Sometimes the best photo is ... a video !
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2021, 10:47:40 pm »
Great looking coin!

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Re: Sometimes the best photo is ... a video !
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2021, 08:25:06 am »
Thanks, Jay!

I normally collect Constantine, so for sure this is more of a looker than most of them!  ::)

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Re: Sometimes the best photo is ... a video !
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2021, 08:42:54 am »
At least you were holding it over grass and not your hypocaust flooring....

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Re: Sometimes the best photo is ... a video !
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2021, 08:51:33 am »
At least you were holding it over grass and not your hypocaust flooring....

Indeed! Or showing it to a buddy in a colloseum front row seat, then dropping it into the arena! :o

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Re: Sometimes the best photo is ... a video !
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2021, 09:28:19 am »
Nice coin, nice video. Changing light always shows more than the best still photo. And you don't need any special preparations for such clip. It is probably even cheaper and easier than traditional photography.
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Re: Sometimes the best photo is ... a video !
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2021, 09:46:37 am »
Thanks, Lech. Yes - just an iPhone and sunlight, one take with no experimentation. Video is very forgiving.

Ben

 

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