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143. How to photograph a wireless adaptor

With the increase in the amount of information on the WWW, it is often an easy choice to simply 'steal' images from other sites. This, of course, can lead to many problems, especially from a copyright point-of-view.

Digital cameras are now powerful enough to create excellent images, so, if possible, images can be easily generated by photographing the original image, and enhancing it for the requirements. For the photograph the object should be placed against a high-contrast background. For the wireless adaptors the background was white paper, as the objects themselves have a dark background. In their original form the photographed image is:

Once we have our image, we can transform it in many ways, such as with a lighting effect:

or with a diffuse on the image:

and with a charcoal effect: