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1 1) Recommended Hardware

Slabsmith is Designed around a very specific set of algorithms and techniques that depend on the correct hardware and setup to produce consistently accurate digital slabs. The following hardware represents our recommendations in order to achieve the best…

2 2) A-frame

The photo station a-frame serves as a stand to hold the slab while a picture is taken and a digital slab is created. There are many ways to build an acceptable a-frame as long as a few key principles are held to. This article discusses the important parameters…

3 3) Light stands

The light stands serve as a secure and immobile platform to hold the flash units used to light the A-frame. In the simplest form, it's nothing more than a 1" diameter (25mm) vertical pipe that the adjustable cam brackets are secured to. The flash units are…

4 4) Camera mounts

The camera mount serves as a stable and immobile platform to hold and protect the camera. As with all aspects of the photo station, there are many ways to mount the camera. Common ways include a post mounted to the floor, or a wall mount of the camera. In…