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How would you rename TrueView?

Just for fun, of course. FakeView? FalseView? WishfulThinkingView??

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    lkeneficlkenefic Posts: 7,821 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Glamour Shots... but I think it's already taken...

    Collecting: Dansco 7070; Middle Date Large Cents (VF-AU); Box of 20;

    Successful BST transactions with: SilverEagles92; Ahrensdad; Smitty; GregHansen; Lablade; Mercury10c; copperflopper; whatsup; KISHU1; scrapman1077, crispy, canadanz, smallchange, robkool, Mission16, ranshdow, ibzman350, Fallguy, Collectorcoins, SurfinxHI, jwitten, Walkerguy21D, dsessom.
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    jesbrokenjesbroken Posts: 9,275 ✭✭✭✭✭

    TrueLate.
    Jim


    When a man who is honestly mistaken hears the truth, he will either quit being mistaken or cease to be honest....Abraham Lincoln

    Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.....Mark Twain
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    dunkleosteus430dunkleosteus430 Posts: 471 ✭✭✭✭
    edited October 28, 2022 1:09PM

    Probably-slighty-different-than-what-it-looks-like-in-hand-but-still-a-better-photo-than-most-of-us-can-take-so-its-okay View.

    Young Numismatist

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    habaracahabaraca Posts: 1,964 ✭✭✭✭✭

    You will see the real coin some day................

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    BarberianBarberian Posts: 3,039 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 27, 2022 7:39PM

    Fantasy view

    Reality

    3 rim nicks away from Good
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    CatbertCatbert Posts: 6,603 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Be careful OP. Rules 2 & 4 might apply to this thread.

    So I’ll pass on commenting.

    "Got a flaming heart, can't get my fill"
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    Mr_SpudMr_Spud Posts: 4,436 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 27, 2022 7:48PM

    SpudView

    Mr_Spud

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    MaywoodMaywood Posts: 1,891 ✭✭✭✭✭

    PhiltakesbetterpicturesthanwecanView, or perhaps SourgrapesView.

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    ElmerFusterpuckElmerFusterpuck Posts: 4,627 ✭✭✭✭✭

    How about TrollView for the OP? Jeez, it's all about the lighting and angles. Not that hard to figure out. Videos add even more to the picture, which sometimes never show up in still images.

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    lkeneficlkenefic Posts: 7,821 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @ricko said:
    I like TruViews and believe the group does a great job portraying our coins. Cheers, RickO

    This... for $5 I think it's definitely worth it...

    Collecting: Dansco 7070; Middle Date Large Cents (VF-AU); Box of 20;

    Successful BST transactions with: SilverEagles92; Ahrensdad; Smitty; GregHansen; Lablade; Mercury10c; copperflopper; whatsup; KISHU1; scrapman1077, crispy, canadanz, smallchange, robkool, Mission16, ranshdow, ibzman350, Fallguy, Collectorcoins, SurfinxHI, jwitten, Walkerguy21D, dsessom.
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    BUFFNIXXBUFFNIXX Posts: 2,701 ✭✭✭✭✭

    ViewTrue!

    Collector of Buffalo Nickels and other 20th century United States Coinage
    a.k.a "The BUFFINATOR"
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    WalkerfanWalkerfan Posts: 8,971 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I really like TrueViews!!

    Phil does an outstanding job!!

    “I may not believe in myself but I believe in what I’m doing” ~Jimmy Page~

    My Full Walker Registry Set (1916-1947)

    https://www.ngccoin.com/registry/competitive-sets/16292/

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    divecchiadivecchia Posts: 6,527 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'd call them GlamourShots. I don't mean this in a bad way. I think the photographers do a terrific job by showing the coin in it's best light. Similar to what a photographer would do with a portrait shot of a person.

    In my opinion, when the Trueview program was first started I'm sure the premise was to photograph the coin so that it was a good representation of what the coin looked like in hand. Now that colorful toning is all the fad (and BIG premiums are paid for those coins) it has evolved into what we have today. Glamour shots. Like most companies this evolution has taken place to please majority of the customer base. In other words the photographers do a great job giving the bulk of their customers what they want.

    Maybe PCGS could consider putting an option when the coin is going to be photographed for a TrueView. They could ask the customer if they want the photograph to represent what the coin looks like on hand or if they want the glamour shot, showing the coin in it's best light.

    Donato

    Hobbyist & Collector (not an investor).
    Donato's Complete US Type Set ---- Donato's Dansco 7070 Modified Type Set ---- Donato's Basic U.S. Coin Design Set

    Successful transactions: Shrub68 (Jim), MWallace (Mike)
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    MaywoodMaywood Posts: 1,891 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The term "Glamour Shot" has a definite negative connotation, there really isn't a way to use that in describing a TrueView image to not come across as a compliment to the service. FWIW, I have never had an image done that didn't show my coin(s) as it actually looks. The fact that I might need to rotate a coin in-hand to see it best is normal, we all do it and tend to buy coins based on that.

    Another thing, how often do we see a member post a coin here with the sellers image followed by their own image with an explanation of what the coin "really" looks like??

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    divecchiadivecchia Posts: 6,527 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 28, 2022 10:04AM

    @Maywood said:
    The term "Glamour Shot" has a definite negative connotation, there really isn't a way to use that in describing a TrueView image to not come across as a compliment to the service. FWIW, I have never had an image done that didn't show my coin(s) as it actually looks. The fact that I might need to rotate a coin in-hand to see it best is normal, we all do it and tend to buy coins based on that.

    Another thing, how often do we see a member post a coin here with the sellers image followed by their own image with an explanation of what the coin "really" looks like??

    I respectfully disagree. I did not mean it to be negative. If it did come across as negative, my apologies to the photographers at PCGS. I think the photographers are doing their best to showcase the customers coins in the best light possible. In my opinion that is what a "Glamour Shot" is. Showing or showcasing the coin in it's best light. Just like "Glamour Shot" portfolios do for models and actors.

    Donato

    Hobbyist & Collector (not an investor).
    Donato's Complete US Type Set ---- Donato's Dansco 7070 Modified Type Set ---- Donato's Basic U.S. Coin Design Set

    Successful transactions: Shrub68 (Jim), MWallace (Mike)
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    JBNJBN Posts: 1,799 ✭✭✭✭✭

    TrueViews are a great look for collections. Kudos to PCGS for the service.

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    ashelandasheland Posts: 22,681 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I for one really like the TrueViews...

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    Downtown1974Downtown1974 Posts: 6,715 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I’m a big fan of the TrueViews. Not only for the pictures, but an additional layer of security against counterfeit coins/holders.

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    BStrauss3BStrauss3 Posts: 3,161 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Boudoir Photo

    -----Burton
    ANA 50 year/Life Member (now "Emeritus")
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    RegistryCoinRegistryCoin Posts: 5,111 ✭✭✭✭

    Gotta love TrueViews!
    No need to rename.
    TrueViews are one of the best parts of collecting PCGS coins.

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    AdamLAdamL Posts: 165 ✭✭✭

    I think Trueviews are great. Much better than NGC photovision.
    But I would have to see more than TV's to buy most coins. They do tend to make the coins look good. And although I know it's unintentional, TV's of toned coins can be deceiving.

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    SmudgeSmudge Posts: 9,248 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I like Trueviews. Of course you want to show the coin at its best. Better than let’s see how ugly we can make this one look.

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    stevebensteveben Posts: 4,595 ✭✭✭✭✭

    i like them!







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    privatecoinprivatecoin Posts: 3,181 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Security View.

    Paper money eventually returns to its intrinsic value. Zero. Voltaire. Ebay coinbowlllc

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    AlanSkiAlanSki Posts: 1,818 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 30, 2022 5:48PM


    ChromaticVision




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    Eighteen63Eighteen63 Posts: 124 ✭✭✭✭

    FauxView

    On the contrary, Google is not your friend.

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    NeophyteNumismatistNeophyteNumismatist Posts: 878 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I would call it "NewHue", the color always looks different than it looks in-hand.

    I am a newer collector (started April 2020), and I primarily focus on U.S. Half Cents and Type Coins. Early copper is my favorite.

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    TreashuntTreashunt Posts: 6,747 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'd say:

    "Kinda Really Close"

    Frank

    BHNC #203

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    SiriusBlackSiriusBlack Posts: 1,120 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Floridafacelifter Thank's for pointing that out, I've let the editors know so it can be corrected.

    Collector of randomness. Photographer at PCGS. Lover of Harry Potter.

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