Pastel, 12 x 12 inches on Pastelbord
Taking a good photo of the paintings is always a challenge. The photographer side of me tries to get it straight, centered and the right setting in the camera. I have a Exilim, 7.2 mega pixels, Casio, pocket camera. That is what I use and it works well. For my snapshots of sketches and blogging it is great. I put it on a tripod for these photos. For me, taking photos of pastel paintings works best in direct sunlight. Very little manipulation is needed to have nice photos. The color is great.
Living in the piney woods makes it difficult to find a sunny spot in the yard with no tree limbs making shadows. This was my dilemma today: