I've struggled to take nice, clear photos of coins. Silver coins seem especially dificult. They can quickly become mirrors. I'm now using a Nikon Coolpix. For close-ups I have rigged up a device to use my OLD binocular microscope. It invloves the macro setting on my camera and a toilet paper tube. Don't laugh it works pretty well. Here's a photo of my set-up less camera and an example of what it can do on a Morgan Dollar. The black spot is an artifact of the microscope. Like I said, it's old.
What is everybody else using? Also what software do you use to edit the pix?
Hey...Looks like this works for you!!! You always post great photos!!!
The camera on the iPhone takes really good pictures of coins.
I have a nice camera stand with two lights mounted on the stand, A Nikon SLR camera, and a bellows with an enlarger lens. The enlarger lens gives me the macro effect and the bellows allows me to manually focus the camera in manual mode. I edit my pictures with Photoshop Elements. You have quite a creative method to get the pictures you want. Well done, the close-up of the Morgan is really good. Gary
Thanks Gary. I appreciate the compliment and info. All my nice camera equipment is non digital.