Jump to content
  • Announcements

    Welcome! New around here? Take a look at the New Members' Guide for some pointers.

    Not a member yet? Sign up here and you can soon be chatting away with friends old and new..

    Check out our Handy Information section if you're after something quickly!

canon 1000d macro try out


jillR

Recommended Posts

I suspect macro is probably a "scene" mode in which case no, it will come with preconfigured settings which you will be unable to change. I'm not really sure I see the point in the macro scene mode myself. Better to get a proper macro lens and shoot using Av mode where you can set the other settings yourself as normal. Be aware that depth of field with macro lenses is absolutely miniscule though. Canon have a cheapish 50/f2.5 macro lens, it's really not that great as macro lenses go but it's a good starting point. It'll also be better in low light than your kit lens (owing to being a faster lens) and it doubles quite nicely as a standard prime lens if you go out and do any landscape shooting.

I think the shell is the best shot so far. :)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

What focal length were you using Jill? To get closer you'll need a longer focal length and, as I have discovered recently whilst looking for one, dedicated macros go up in cost very quickly as the focal length gets longer.

I am very impressed with the sharpness from that kit lens.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

would love to be able to do some gnats warts

Jill, You could always borrow this! :)

But would need a camera adaptor to fit on the head.

Maybe someone on here could help in that department?

Fairly certain you'll get the Gnats warts, including all those creepy bits wriggling around inside the warts! :roll:

Regards,

Clive

post-160-13671351634_thumb.jpg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • NBN Mobile App

  • Our Sponsors

    Norfolk Broads Network is run by volunteers - You can help us run it by making a donation

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

For details of our Guidelines, please take a look at the Terms of Use here.