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Massachusetts, United States
Joined: January 03, 2010
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Posted: Friday, November 24, 2017 - 03:08 PM GMT+7
Kotas Katseas share another of his stunning dioramas with us! This time of a 1/700 scale dockside scene with the USS Maryland!

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djandj
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California, United States
Joined: December 08, 2009
KitMaker: 44 posts
Model Shipwrights: 34 posts
Posted: Friday, November 24, 2017 - 05:03 PM GMT+7
Kostas, your models are beautiful, but WHY do you take photos from across the room! (get closer so we can see the detail).
Angeleyes
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Drama, Greece / Ελλάδα
Joined: December 14, 2008
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Posted: Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 05:52 AM GMT+7
I dont David, the pictures i upload are 1500 wide , thats constand x whatever the height they come out depending how i crop them each time ,but it seems they are downsized even more by the editors here so you get them rather small in the end.My lences are at the minimum focus distance when i take the shots to help maximise the clarity so at 50mm they are at around 30-50cm away and when i use longer focal lengths to get the telephoto feeling they are at 80-100cm which it is still very close if you have descent equipment.
djandj
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California, United States
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Posted: Monday, November 27, 2017 - 05:44 PM GMT+7
Not sure what that all means, but when I take pics for my gallery with my plain old smart phone camera, you can see the dust particles and pores in the resin.
Bjreg3
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Joined: February 08, 2015
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Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 12:44 PM GMT+7
Still, it's a beautiful Dio! Thanks, I only wish I had half your talent!
timmyp
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Virginia, United States
Joined: May 18, 2008
KitMaker: 200 posts
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Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 07:38 AM GMT+7
Wonderful dio! Did you scratch-build the cranes, or did they come from kits?