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How can I take pictures of something small and detailed, like jewelry

I have been trying to post some picture of the handmade jewelry that I make on Ebay. The problem is that I can't get a good enough picture to show some of the details or to show the glimmer of the stones. Is there some setting on my camera that I can use? Thanks!

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  • mik417 Jul 07, 2008

    I want to be able to take close-up pictures of flowers but i dont know or if even my Sony DSC P32 camera take pictures of close-ups.. if there is a mode for close-up or a flower option, pls let me know.. thanks


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Try using the mode that shows the icon of the flower, it is for close-ups. Also try using bright desk lamps to illuminate the jewelry well enough so that a flash is not needed. if you can, set up a white box or white posterboard to bounce light around, this too will help. Placing the camera on a tripod or something to steady it while shooting will help as well.

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