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Bronze Sculptural Chinese Dragon Encircles Incense Holder Vase Foo Dog Face Lugs tabletop lighting setup

April 9th, 2013 · No Comments · Collectibles, Ebay, Photography, Tabletop

Here is a great looking antique/collectible bronze incense holder vase with a wonderful bearded dragon sculpture encircling the base and 2 face lugs that look to be foo dog temple guardians near top of cylinder. Black/brown patina. 5-1/4″ high and varying from 2-1/2″ to 2-3/4″ wide. Very good condition. Purchased from an estate sale. For […]

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Los Castillo Vintage Figural Open Mouth Catch All Mixed Metals Mid Century Taxco

February 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Collectibles, Ebay, Photography

This modern mid-century Los Castillo piece is wonderfully inventive… a whimsical head on 3 ball feet with wide open mouth. It was probably intended to be an easy to carry around ashtray as it fits comfortably in the palm of your hand. It would be a fun-to-use jewelry holder, trinket tray or catch-all. It is […]

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Elco Sterling Silver Bracelet Double Link Chain 5 Charms Heart Clasp Not Scrap

February 12th, 2013 · No Comments · Collectibles, Ebay, Photography

  Here is a very pretty sterling silver bracelet with 5 charms that I purchased from an estate sale. For sale on eBay. The chain is made up of large faceted double links with a hammered look to them. The box type clasp is unusual in that the thumb tab is heart shaped. It is […]

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RANCOR Monster Star Wars 1984 Kenner Figure Moveable Joints Mouth Works ROTJ 9″

February 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Collectibles, Ebay, Photography

Here is a vintage Rancor monster figure from the Star Wars movie Return of the Jedi. The monster has jointed arms and legs, swivel wrist joints and a jaw that opens and closes when you move the tab in his back. Everything is working as it should. He is 9 inches tall and is marked […]

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Tabletop setup for clear etched glass subject. Elegant Cambridge Bowl

January 19th, 2013 · No Comments · Collectibles, Photography

Subject on black background with strip box middle back and above glass to light the etched design. Black foam board were used to prevent reflection on the glass. The strobe directed toward the ceiling activated the optical trigger on the strip light. More information on setup For sale at findgreatstuff.com Here is a large Heisey […]

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Tribal African Hand Beaded Folk Art Yoruba Nigeria Diviners Ceremonial Sash 47″

January 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Collectibles, Ebay, Photography

TableTop Setup African Beaded Ceremonial Sash Textured Vertical Subject Larger description and photo for tabletop setup on findgreatstuff.com Here’s a wonderful old piece of hand beaded folk art for sale on findgreatstuff.com, a ceremonial diviner’s sash, made by the Yoruba People in Nigeria, Africa. It is hand sewn with glass beads and cowrie shells. It’s […]

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TableTop lighting setup for pink McCoy vase blue lit background

January 11th, 2013 · No Comments · Collectibles, Ebay, Photography, Tabletop

Subject was lit indirectly with 2 strip boxes left and right rear with light bouncing off reflectors front left and front right. A blue gelled strobe set at 1/4 power lit white foam board background. For larger photo and more details go to setups at findgreatstuff.com

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Sterling Silver Ring Large Sculptural 3D Frog Hugs Finger Vintage Size 7.5-7.75

January 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment · Collectibles, Ebay, HowTo, Photography

Tabletop photo setup for frog ring on black background ¬†Sterling Frog Ring for Sale on findgreatstuff.com Here’s a wonderful sculptural sterling silver frog ring. He’s very large and dramatic and curls around your finger in the neatest way like he’s hugging onto your finger, gazing out at the world and smiling. Great details… from his […]

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Used Squier Tele by Fender California Series Electric Guitar Working Estate

December 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Collectibles, Ebay, HowTo, Photography

Fender Guitar for sale at findgreatstuff.com Table Top Lighting Setup for Fender Guitar at FindGreatStuff Here is a used Squier Tele by Fender, California Series electric guitar that we purchased from an estate sale. Paper label on the pick guard. It measures 13″ at widest part of body and approximately 38.5″ in total length. We […]

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Epson PictureMate Dash PM260 upgraded cartridge w/ Box

March 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Photography

This printer really impressed me. After only a few prints I had to spring for one of Epsons R1800 large format printers. With a year of printing under my belt, I found that my large Epson would also print on the 4×6 Dash paper with as good an image. This Epson PictureMate only has 26 […]

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Back to Life with Epson R1800

July 24th, 2008 · No Comments · Art, Photography

“Arena” The Epson R1800 allows me to complete my art work in-house, which is no small chore. To give you a little background, I’ve been trying to print digital images since 1994. My main image criterion were durability, larger than 8×10, color accuracy, and continuous tone. Back then I settled for a Fargo PrimeraPro dye […]

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My Favorite Cameras

July 21st, 2008 · No Comments · Art, Ebay, Photography

My Favorite Cameras While helping folks to sell items on the web, I’ve had the opportunity to use a group of cameras. Since most of my photos are taken in a studio environment with lighting, most cameras will do a good job. We sell jewelry which requires the camera to have macro close-up ability. In […]

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