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post #1 of 2 Old 01-26-2012, 07:36 PM - Thread Starter
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Hey guys, I want to take a picture of my DIY screen, with a image being projected on it, to be used for a future forum topic. I need to know the best way to do this. I want you guys to be able to see the screen brightness. Whats the best way of doing this so the BRIGHTNESS of what i am seeing is the same as what you will see in the pic?? I'll be taking the picture in couple of weeks once my room is painted. It will be a Mid-tone grey by the way.
I'll be using my digital camera. Not the best in the world. Could possibly get a better one depending on what is needed.
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Set Camera on Auto, step back to at least 15', use the zoom to frame the Screen with some but minimal surrounding wall, and shoot. Try reducing / increasing zoom.

That's a good start. keep it simple, and use your own eyes to judge if the image on the camera's screen closely matches what you see.

Usually when you download images onto the PC, they come out just a bit darker.

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