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Macro: Handheld, Manual Focus, Manual Stop-Down
Posted By: Mike Cash, 06-19-2008, 01:43 AM

The recent thread about extension tubes and the lack of auto-focus for macro, together with comments about the difficulties of manual stop-down and the almost necessity for a tripod inspired me to try a few more handheld macro shots with my Takumars today.

Photo #1 Super Takumar 200/4
All others S-M-C Takumar 105/2.8

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06-19-2008, 06:57 AM   #2
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Looks like you have not lost the touch there Mike. I really like #2 that 'beatle?' must have been tiny.
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Mike you are proof that this just can't be done

All these look great. All you need is some understanding and a steady hand.

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