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is there an optimal setting for shooting ACCURATE color for flat artwork (oil painting)

my palette is generally muted and my chroma is cut with greys. "dirty colors" in other words

my aim is to be as accurate as possible

specifically, should i be looking at fuji's "film simulation" settings or any other tweaks or just keep it simple

 

thx

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  • 6 months later...

Without further information with which camera, lens, light source, etc. As you work, it will be virtually impossible to give you a meaningful answer.

Basically, I would take the photo in RAW + JPEG format with a fixed color temperature of 5600k, unleashed flashes, a color chart and a macro lens. On the computer you can then adjust the colors as you like. Depending on the characteristics of the oil image, polarization filters may be required.

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