need to do a live demo of an ipad app to be shown on a projector. tried using a flip cam but there is a ton of reflection / glare. i've seen folks put the ipad on what looks like an overhead projector with a camera attached to the top, so the ipad sits flat on the table area and the camera is on an arm above it pointing down.

anyone know what this setup is or what type of camera is used and where to get it?


closed as off topic by Loïc Wolff, Nathan Greenstein Oct 27 '11 at 15:10

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  • Sorry, that nothing to do with Apple software or hardware, you can replace the iPad with any electronic device. Voting to close. – Loïc Wolff Oct 27 '11 at 13:55
  • where on stack exchange would be the best place to post this question? – roybatty Oct 27 '11 at 14:00
  • that's the thing, there's not really a site for this kind of question. You best chance is to wait for this question to be answered (it's not closed yet, it needs 4 more user to vote on it) or to hang out in Ask Different Chat and hope somebody will know how to answer there. – Loïc Wolff Oct 27 '11 at 14:05
  • I'm closing this because, as @LoïcWolff said, it isn't really on topic. I'd suggest looking into a way to connect the iPad directly to the projector, which would be on topic for this site. Please take a look at the FAQs for more info. Thanks. – Nathan Greenstein Oct 27 '11 at 15:10
  • photo.stackexchange.com is a great place to look for specifics on how the pros do it. Google Peter Belanger as well - he's known for doing stunning Apple Product shots. For regular folks, get a polarizing filter and the flip or any camera will do a much better job. – bmike Oct 27 '11 at 15:16

First, you need to soft your light source by using light softener or light diffusor. It either can be bought in photo store or you can DIY.

And second, antiglare film over iPad screen will add to a better picture.

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