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02-20-2012, 03:40 PM   #1
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120mm FA Macro question

I bought this lens used last summer and used it at normal to far distances on my 645D. Today I wanted to try some macro shots and noticed it would not focus closer than about 3 feet. I have tried setting the limiter on and off and tried both auto and manual focus. Is there a trick to getting it to focus closer or does it need to be serviced.

02-20-2012, 05:20 PM   #2
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Try manually moving it to a higher magnification and see if it works then. The AF mechanism isn't all that useful when shooting close macros anyway. Also, when the limiter is on, it will only let you shoot up to a set point, say it's x feet. If your lens is focused above x, you'll be able to focus from x to infinity, and if it is below x, then you'll be able to focus from 0 to x.

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02-20-2012, 05:56 PM   #3
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Thats the problem I am having it is like the focus collar is locked. It will not rotate to a higher magnification.

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