Lighting for brew pictures

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  1. sn00ky

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    Anyone got opinions of beat lighting scenarios for getting the color / clarity similar to what we see by eye? I am always having trouble getting the picture to represent what I see...
    I use android, using a DSLR would help but the additional inconvenience would just be a pain.
     
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    I think getting the light source right sunshine is best I find in getting the right colour on the brew if taking a shot inside in a dark room the shade is always tricky. Cameras are definitely getting better at auto adjusting though my galaxy 7 phone is freeky how good the pics come out. Good luck mate
     
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    I like the light behind me but not creating a shadow of me, its tricky indoors, the sun shining through the beer is best
     
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    Sun shining through beer but not into lens of camera , even my pretty cheap throwaway cellphone can take a decent pic
     
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    Beer on a table outside the garage in the sun, take pic from shadow of garage but not within it...Sound about right ? Damn I want to pour one to try, moon might be bright enough, best try anyway for science
     
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    If it's bright, backlighting really brings out the color, clarity and bubbles. If it's not so bright, a side light will give a better presentation - less diffraction of the light by any haze in the beer. Photography is something I did as a hobby before I brewed. Come to think of it, before there was Photoshop.
     
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