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    Default Help with Galaxy Note 2 Camera

    Hi,

    I'm trying to do a little product photography on my note 2 using a photographic light box, and I'm getting faint lines across my photo's. The kind off a greenish tint.
    It's as if, the note 2 can't cope with the bright light in the box.
    Does anyone have any idea of what settings I should have the camera at, to avoid this problem. Sorry, I'm not a photographer at all, so don't understand anything about it.
    When trying to take the photo, the display screen is flickering as well.
    Thanks
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    Default Re: Help with Galaxy Note 2 Camera

    There should be some 'White Balance' settings somewhere in there... That might help.
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    Default Re: Help with Galaxy Note 2 Camera

    Also I've read the ISO should be set at 100. Don't really know why but the photo blogs say that's what it needs to be set on.

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    Default Re: Help with Galaxy Note 2 Camera

    Thanks for the input guy's. I've tried ISO 100 and all the different settings on white balance.
    It does make a difference, although still getting the lines across the pictures.
    I'm thinking I'm probably at the limit of what the camera lens can do. As even before I click the shutter button I can the screen is flickering and struggling to cope with the light.
    Thanks anyway though, I appreciate your replies.
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    Default Re: Help with Galaxy Note 2 Camera

    What type of lamps are you using in the lightbox? I like the GE Reveal incandescent floods myself (as a cheap solution).

    Do all pictures in other situations have the same artifacts? Until I know more, I'd wager it's the lamps you are using.
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    Default Re: Help with Galaxy Note 2 Camera

    Oh that's a thought.
    It's a light box with built in lighting that I'm using, It has two bulbs within it. So you plug the box in, and just turn it on. I'll attach a picture so you know what I mean.
    The lighting is from 2 bulbs that are Lloytron Energy Savery 630 Lumens and there are two of them in the box, sitting at the front top (left and right side)
    Maybe I could try some different bulbs.
    It's only for selling on ebay, so I'm not after a completely professional picture, just something clear and without the lines I'm getting.
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    Default Re: Help with Galaxy Note 2 Camera

    Try incandescent or LED bulbs. Fluorescent bulbs flicker at a rate the eye cannot see. But lenses can and do pick them up.

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