Important settings: focus, white balance, exposure, shutter speed & appature.
ISO (average 400)
set at 50mil to avoid warped edges.
measure from floor to top of painting & then floor to middle of painting to find the height to set the lighting and camera at.
To focus camera you can use paper with writing on to adjust the focus. To set white balance you can take pic of white piece of paper and tell the camera under the white balance setting (use this photo as my white balance.)
Taking photographs of sculptures:
One side bright light in contrast to opposing side filtered light. This reveals definition on one side while avoiding the creation of dark shadows on other side of sculpture forming. Play with the lighting in order to make both sides shadowing similar – intensity, (use finger to create shadow at centre of image focus.)