Best methods for Coin Images with Phones

How to take a Great Coin Image?

Whether you are taking a picture of a coin to sell, display or analyze, there are some key concepts that most would agree constitute a "great" coin image. Producing a good coin image using your smartphone camera adds many additional challenges compared to professional equipment and a studio. The video (below) will help explain the basic concepts and provide simple advice and ideas for collectors using their smartphones. It is highly recommended that these methods are used with all MintState artificial intelligence based coin identifiers and graders.

Please view the YouTube video below for a short tutorial explaining key concepts and the "Coin Studio" device. (Remember to Subscribe and Notify as this will let you know when feature and application updates have occurred!) Amazon Links to the Coin Studio supplies are in the description of the video!

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