David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
5/20/13 11:55 a.m.

You’ve just received your latest new car part, and you want to show it off to the world. There may not be time to bring in an professional photographer, but you can still generate some good, clear photos–perfect content for your Facebook page. First, find a good background. Have a laminate-topped d…

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6/5/13 4:01 p.m.

Some good information here. High resolution - i.e., large/fine jpg gives excellent results. By still life mode, you probably mean "macro" - also a good choice. A tripod is your best option for steady, low shutter speed images. Small tabletop units are quite affordable. Gitzo and Manfrotto make my favorite tripods. You can use flash if you diffuse the light with a thin white cloth (e.g., handkerchief). Don't be afraid to experiment.

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