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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DragonClaw01, Feb 16, 2016.

  1. DragonClaw01

    DragonClaw01 Chirping

    Sep 25, 2013
    I want to post the well defined pictures of embyos, eggs, etc , but my pictures are CRAP. So, what's the trick? How do you position lighting, the egg, etc?

    My rubber seal for the candler went AWOL. Is that a make or break issue?

    Here are my sucky photos.


    What am I doing wrong?

    Should a flash be used at all, ever?

    This is my phone camera
    Rear Camera 16M+ Smart OIS/ Fast AF, Live HDR (Rich Tone)

    Though, I do have a nikon with 2 different lenses.

  2. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Songster

    Dec 11, 2015
    McVeytown PA
    I would try turning on the flash on ur phone or something and then turn on the candler and see if it works
  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

    Oct 11, 2014
    Gouverneur, NY
    A flash will light it up so you get a pic of the actual egg, and not the candling. I hold my harnd around the end of the flashlight, (you need a good bright flashlight) and the egg up to my hand. My hand actually provides a candler. And always candle down into the egg from the air cell. Here's a couple of mine:



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