Ensuring the Best Photography Experience with the GemCam

Capturing the Perfect Angle

Adjust both the height and angle of the GemCam to capture the perfect angle of your products by pushing up or down on the camera module.

Press both buttons simultaneously to release the camera module’s position, allowing you to switch between a 45° angle, ideal for capturing the brilliance of loose gemstones, and a 90° angle, perfect for a capturing a top-down view of your products.

Staying Focused

Ensure the GemCam maintains an appropriate distance from the jewelry, avoiding both excessive closeness and excessive distance. Once the GemCam is in position, it will automatically focus onto the item. Please note that the focal range of 5–10 cm (2–4 in). For best results, ensure the jewelry is placed within this focal range. 



Angling the GemCam

Ensure proper camera alignment for the GemCam by aiming it directly at the jewelry piece. You may double check it by viewing the results from the camera screen.

Cleaned Jewelry

Do ensure that your jewelry is cleaned and polished as well as being handled with gloves. This way, you can be assured that your jewelry piece is shot in pristine condition

Size of Object

As the GemCam is built for macro photography, it will prioritize capturing intricate details and fine textures in small subjects such as gemstones. This will mean that you will be able to shoot smaller objects with more details and closer.

Your Lighting Options

The GemCam features built-in Sparkle & Yellow Lights, designed to enhance the natural brilliance and true colors of your jewelry and gemstones. The lights can be used together or separately, at three adjustable intensities. Simply press the button to customize your desired effect effortlessly.

Sparkle Lens

A sparkle lens is pre-installed into the GemCam and is designed to bring out the maximum sparkle effect in your jewelry and gemstones. The sparkle lens can be removed by unscrewing it from camera module.

Preserving Lens Performance

Dust Prevention: Avoid touching the lens directly. Use an air blower or microfiber cloth for cleaning.

Liquid Prevention: Avoid contact with liquids or moisture to prevent stains and blurry images.

Breakage Prevention: Lenses are made of high-quality glass. Store in the case after use to prevent damage.


Configuring the Setting for Best Shooting Experience

Resolution Settings

Make sure to configure the GemCam menu to its maximum resolution.

Filter Selection

Ensure that the correct filter has been selected when using the GemCam

Brightness Selection

To achieve a clean, white background, ensure that the brightness adjustor is adjusted correctly.


Image and Video Captured from the GemCam

On average, images are typically captured at 250kb, while videos come in at around 20mb.

Keep in mind that these file sizes may vary depending on the resolution and level of detail in the product.

The GemCam saves images in PNG and JPEG, while videos are saved in MP4 file format.

The GemHub platform uses the latest technology to optimizes these files for e-commerce purposes, eliminating the need for additional optimizations on your part.


Photography Tips

Always position the GemCam closer to fill ~70% of the image with the jewelry.

Adjust the distance between GemCam and GemLightbox Pro based on the size of the jewelry.

Small Jewelry

Distance : 0-5cm

Medium Jewelry

Distance: 5-10cm

Large Jewelry

Distance: 10-15cm