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Old 07-12-14, 17:00
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Took this with my point & shoot
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Old 03-02-16, 15:30
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Amazingly, some of the best macro photographs are coming from PnS cameras or even Video cams!
There was a firmware hack that would make certain PnS cameras, perfect for macro but I have forgotten which (Had a abbreviation name).
Anyways. Excellent image.
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Old 03-02-16, 16:55
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I think that the reason that compacts can be so good for macro is two fold. Firstly the actual focal length of the lens is very low (to get a 35mm equivalent wide angle) coupled with the small sensor gives much more DoF than a DSLR with a macro lens. Also the lens design allows extremely close focusing, which can be great though some subjects won't let you close enough. I have just ordered a new macro lens to play with ready for insect season.
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wow, well done
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