How do you take good pictures?

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

  1. DragonClaw01

    DragonClaw01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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.

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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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