How to take better pictures to show the best Hamon of honyaki?!

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  1. Dec 24, 2018 #1

    Kai Wang

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    Hi guys, wish you all happy holidays and wonderful New Year.

    Here is my latest honyaki. I take the pictures with my iPhone. But can’t really see the best hamon of it.
    Can you please show me yours and teach me how to take better pictures!!?? IMG_0559.jpg IMG_0560.jpg IMG_0562.jpg IMG_0561.jpg IMG_0567.jpg
     
  2. Dec 24, 2018 #2

    RJD55

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    Can't help with the photography, but that's an interesting hamon, would you mind telling us who is the blacksmith?
    Thanks...Ron
     
  3. Dec 24, 2018 #3

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    You don’t have to worry about it once you build a patina
     
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    use acetone to remove the plastic coating
     
  5. Dec 24, 2018 #5

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    Dark surface to put the knife on and minimal lighting will help highlighting the Hamon
     
  6. Dec 24, 2018 #6
    Diffuse lighting and control of reflections.

    If you have an overcast day, that light is near perfect.

    Indoors, drape a white bedsheet over a couple of kitchen chairs to create a makeshift lightbox.
     
  7. Dec 25, 2018 #7

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    why is this in back of house?
     
  8. Dec 26, 2018 #8

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    Made by Genkai. Grinding sharpened by Haku
     
  9. Dec 26, 2018 #9

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    Thank you. Will do.
     
  10. Dec 26, 2018 #10

    Kai Wang

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    Awesome suggestion. Thank you
     
  11. Dec 26, 2018 #11

    Kai Wang

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    Very professional. Thank you very much
     

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