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Imaging Guidelines

The following images show some common pitfalls and how to avoid them.

Excessive shadow

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The photograph contains excessive shadow due to oblique lighting The photograph is taken with diffuse lighting and the o-ring is not partially obscured by shadow

Lack of focus

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The photograph is taken too close to the o-ring, and the camera is unable to focus For small o-rings, taking the picture from further out to achieve focus is required

Perspective skew

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The camera is not perpendicular to the plane of the grid The camera is approximately perpendicular to the grid, there is minimal perspective skewing

Rotation

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The grid is not aligned with the vertical direction of the photograph The grid is correctly aligned with the vertical direction of the photograph

Too close

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The object is incorrectly framed and is partially cropped The object is suitably framed

Too far

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The o-ring is too small in the photograph (this is acceptable for small o-rings where it is required to achieve focus) The o-ring is taking up the correct amount of space in the photograph

Incorrect grid

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The o-ring is too large for the grid The correct size (A3) grid is used

Off-center

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The o-ring is not centered in the photograph The o-ring is approximately at the center of the photograph

Obstruction

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The photograph contains debris or other artefacts that are not the grid or the o-ring There are no other items in the photograph