[HNW] Oxburgh snails

Carol Thomas scbooks at mindspring.com
Thu Jun 14 20:31:18 PDT 2007

Some SLR digital cameras can be quite good.  I took a couple hundred 
photos in the V&A textile study room a few years back.  The color 
values were a problem in a number of them due to the low-light 
conditions, but the clarity was excellent.  In many, you can not only 
count the stitches, but see the twist in the thread.


>Digby's pictures scan better than the ones in Schette, but not really
>very well.  I keep trying to figure out a way to use a film camera to
>take good pictures of both, but I don't have a camera that will take
>really good closeups.  Most cameras just aren't set to take something
>under 3 feet, and no one seems to have a SLR with a closeup lens.
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