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07-05-2008, 12:47 PM   #1
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Well, I did it! LOL!

Bought me the 100mm macro! =)
Any tips??!

07-05-2008, 02:00 PM   #2
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Use manual focus. When doing macro YOU want to decide where the focus point should be.

If you use it as a short tele for landscape etc., the lens hunts a lot because it has no focus limiter (like the F and FA versions had). So even in such a case you may want to use manual focus.
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Yes, don't return the FA 50mm!!!!!!!!!!!!

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QuoteOriginally posted by DuckysDoll Quote
Bought me the 100mm macro! =)
Any tips??!
Go out and take some pictures with it.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Wheatfield Quote
Go out and take some pictures with it.
Was about to suggest the same thing.
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She did.....and some good ones at that!

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/post-your-photos/31480-my-1st-shot-s-big-mac-lol.html
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