A step-by-step guide to digital coin photography.
Numismatic Photography by Mark Goodman, is a step-by-step guiding tool that teaches how to image quality photos of coins with your digital camera. You dont need an expensive camera or costly equipment. This book will guide you through the secrets to becoming a skilled photographer, for both the novice and the experienced.
Numismatic Photography brings together Mark Goodmans two passions: digital photography and coins. As a self-taught seasoned expert in digital coin photography, Goodman reveals everything you need to know: photo concepts and language, techniques and methods for best quality imaging, and how to use lighting to your best advantage. Some of the chapters include are Imaging Concepts, Color and Luster, High Contrast Coins, Low Contrast Coins, Toned Coins, Special Imaging Techniques, Image Presentation, and more!
This best-selling book has fine-tuned the secrets to quality digital coin photography. Using a visually rich guidebook format, Goodman addresses frequent problems coin photographers face, recommends improvements and provides specific tips and techniques to help capture the perfect photo.
The chapters are divided into two parts: Essentials and Advanced, allowing beginners to learn without being overwhelmed, while still providing more advanced photographers with the information needed to enhance and improve their skill sets. Goodman�s structured and systematic approach is easy to apply, simple to learn, and doesn�t require an expensive camera or costly equipment.
Whether the coin being photographed is encapsulated or raw, deep mirror Proof or dark copper, Mint State or circulated, the skills and techniques outlined in this book allow even the beginning photographer to capture the true essence of each coin, with life-like brilliance, contrasting devices, sharp detail and perfect bands of luster.