Taking photos of displays...

Curt @ Atari Museum curt at atarimuseum.com
Mon Feb 28 11:22:59 CST 2005

Flash is a big no - no...

I find taking a 45-60 degree angled shot usually gets a good photo.     
For straight on shots, the best is if you have a camera with a night 
shot feature no-flash, it keeps the iris open longer and you can usually 
get a very good photo.


Jules Richardson wrote:

>Recent discussion about photographing machines prompted this one.
>Has anyone got any useful tips for photographing (with a digital camera)
>running machines such that whatever's on the screen is captured with
>some kind of decent quality?
>I've been playing around with all the manual settings on my camera and
>just experimenting (using any kind of auto mode results in banding on
>the computer's display, and of course use of flash is no use for a shot
>of a glass screen). So far results have been mixed though...
>Any useful hints much appreciated!

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