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 Post subject: a question on macros?
PostPosted: Mon Jul 05, 2010 6:26 am 
I'm NEWWW!
i've recently bought a new DSLR, my first Nikon D3000.
I'm loving it (:
but... I've tried macro shots and it doesnt work...

Manual focus doesn't focus on the subject that i want it to be focused on
Auto focus cannot find the place where i want to focus and refuses to take the photo :(

i was trying to get a photo of a water droplet on a wire this morning and it was a fiasco. :(
any one know anything about why i can't go real close?
:(


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 05, 2010 2:23 pm 
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It sounds like you're trying to focus closer than the minimum focus distance of your lens.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 05, 2010 4:14 pm 
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Yep. Every lens has it's limits. for real macro, you need a macro lens (which does 1:1)

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 06, 2010 6:37 am 
THANKS!:D


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 12, 2010 5:21 am 
Save ur pennies and buy a 60mm f2.8 ED Macro lens.


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