"J. Clarke" wrote:
Do you have a focusing rack? If not you might want to get one. This
one works fine http://www.amazon.com/Neewer%C2%AE-Focusing-Close-up-
&keywords=focusing+rail--I have one of those that I found in a box of
stuff obtained at an estate sale, and a Manfrotto that costs about five
times as much and I don't find a lot of difference between them in terms
Another item I didn't know existed. I'll order one, thanks for the
Being able to move the camera precisely in small increments will make
macro much easier--the rule is that you set the lens for the
magnification you want and then move the camera to get focus.
Are these lamps any good?
Nige Danton - Replace the obvious with g.m.a.i.l