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

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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!!??
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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
 

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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
 

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Dark surface to put the knife on and minimal lighting will help highlighting the Hamon
 

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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.
 

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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
Made by Genkai. Grinding sharpened by Haku
 

Kai Wang

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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.
Very professional. Thank you very much
 

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