Since I started 3D printing my projects and posting them on Thingiverse (after sometime, also here), I had the need to take pictures from the objects I had printed, the assembly and even recording them. I purchased a Cutting Mat, gree, with dimension markings painted all over it, which helps a lot on the picture contrast and also to give an idea of the objects size. But the biggest problem, when taking pictures is always lighting.
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Everybody who owns an Arduino (Uno and Mega mostly, however other models also fit this require), should have notice those set of pins he never had used and  think would never will (at least I thought that), until  I had to store another Arduino’s bootloader or even, for any other reason, need to program another Arduino through a working Arduino ( Arduino as a programmer ) .
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