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Microscope Mode on the W90
Camera: Optio W90 Photo Location: Galveston, Tx 
Posted By: r0ckstarr, 08-04-2010, 11:18 PM

Just a few random pictures using Microscope Mode on the W90.

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08-05-2010, 12:53 AM   #2
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How close can you get in that mode? These look like some great shots!

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1cm from the camera.

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You got 1cm away from that spider? I am having gag and flight reflexes just looking at it!

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Before purchasing my W90 I queried Pentax about the magnification ratios that I couldn't find published anywhere, and after some difficulty communicating exactly what I was asking for, the consultant evidently queried a technician and after a wait, provided the following: Macro mode is 1:3, Supermacro is 1:1 and "Digital Microscope" mode is "far greater than life size!" So I still don't know exactly how much it magnifies in that mode, but I can see that it is quite a bit greater than 1:1!

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