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Specimen Photography  - Backgrounds

The background of a  mineral specimen photograph can be varied and contributes significant to the overall impression.  So it is important to have full control how the brackground looks.  See some "tricks" how  to make the most prefered backgrounds are made with my setup.
Variations of light and background of the same specimen , rock crystal from Jammertal, Taunus  (50x35 mm)
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