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Postby krzyzak » Mon Apr 09, 2012 6:27 pm

Can anyone give some steps for posting some mocs on this sight? I want to join the LCC outlaw faction, but I need to post a moc. Problem is , I don't know how to post picture from my camera.
Here are the questions:

1. Do I need a special camera?
2. How do I put them on the computer?
3. How do I post them on the site?

Can anyone help a member whose lacking knowledge of cameras and computers? :)
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Re: moc pictures

Postby theboywarrior » Mon Apr 09, 2012 8:32 pm

Many cameras come with a cord with which you could connect to a camera and then to a computer via USB port. That cord could then transfer photos similar to how a flash drive/thumb drive would. If your camera didn't then you could always look for one at various stores.
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Re: moc pictures

Postby krzyzak » Mon Apr 09, 2012 8:51 pm

Thanks for the information. What camera in stores would be good for this task?
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Re: moc pictures

Postby theboywarrior » Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:20 pm

Well, you could get a cord from RadioShack or BestBuy, I assume... (I've never had to so I'm not positive)

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Oh, I misread the question. My camera is a Canon, which has nice picture quality if you know how to use it. Other than that I recommend research into the topic. (I'll have to do some research as well, I'm not a camera expert and far from having professional picture quality. It's not like I'm abandoning you or anything :) )
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Re: moc pictures

Postby Bruce N H » Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:28 am

When shopping for digital cameras, be sure the camera you buy has a macro function. This is a setting that allows you to take good close-up pictures of small objects. I assume that most reasonable cameras have this function these days, but be sure to ask the store clerk. Also make sure the camera comes with a cord to connect to your computer. This will probably be a USB cable, but might make sure that it is compatible with your computer. Again, ask the person at the store. If you go to a camera store, or simply a big electronics store like Best Buy, they will have people who can answer all of your questions. Personally I would not go to someplace like Target or Walmart if you want to be sure to get answers (okay, I know, there are all kinds of people at those chains that could answer your questions, but I'd start with the others).

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Re: moc pictures

Postby krzyzak » Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:42 pm

Thanks, but if I have a digital camera, how do I post the pictures on this site? Is there an option to browse through the files on my computer and select the picture?
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Re: moc pictures

Postby lord_of_orks » Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:46 pm

To post pics here you need a site to host them,some options are flicker, brickshelf, andmocpages.
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Re: moc pictures

Postby krzyzak » Tue Apr 10, 2012 5:31 pm

Thanks again for the advice. It was very helpful to me. I'll come again to this thread if I need more help, but now I have something to work with.
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Re: moc pictures

Postby Bruce N H » Wed Apr 11, 2012 7:32 am

Once you've taken pictures of your creations, you should definitely read the FAQ, on such topics as editing your photos, hosting your images online and posting them to the forum.

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Re: moc pictures

Postby AK_Brickster » Tue May 08, 2012 3:28 pm

My mind is numb after reading this thread..... :twitch:

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OK, sounds like you need a step-by-step guide for someone who has zero idea what they are doing, much less knowing the difference between a USB and an ethernet cable.

Try this guide: LEFT-CLICK ONCE RIGHT HERE ON THESE WORDS

I think that site will be of great assistance to you.
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Re: moc pictures

Postby mpoh98 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 1:36 am

Good question. I am still trying to figure this out! Right with you!
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