Finds From Our Big Dig Week

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Although the weather was naff, we still managed to find a few nice items including some denarii.
There are pictures of the denarii before and after with some great results!

HD images can be seen here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmQz6ykN


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Wow some great pottery there :thumbsup:
Yes I really don’t like Roman coins, I’m not joking
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Some great images you take, the depth of field in the pottery ones are very clear
What set up do you use
I use a macro lens but struggle to get the DOF as good as that even with the best F stop

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Some great finds and photos there, looks like a fantastic trip to me :thumbsup:
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Some nice finds there Fisher (well displayed too).

Thanks for sharing :thumbsup:
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Steve_JT wrote: Fri Oct 09, 2020 1:43 am Some great images you take, the depth of field in the pottery ones are very clear
What set up do you use
I use a macro lens but struggle to get the DOF as good as that even with the best F stop

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Cheers Steve :thumbsup:

The camera I use is a small compact Lumix unit using its macro setting.
I take a few photos at different exposure levels so I can choose the best image, you can always re-adjust the levels in a photo-editing suite.
The lighting comes from a daylight floodlamp with a diffuser to soften the light.
I've found that the images have greatly improved with a boom that is very flexible when positioning the camera over the object.

Using a tripod allows you to position the camera slightly further away than you would normally do using it hand-held. This vastly improves DOF.
Of course, using a tripod allows a small aperture and long shutter speed to create a deeper DOF. Many times I've seen the obligatory camera shake warning :lol:

Here's a picture of the tripod and boom with the camera attachment at the far right end.
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