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Hanabasho
20-MAY-2001

Hanabasho

Sony Cybershot
1/200s f/2.8 at 12.2mm iso100 full exif

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Gerry Robinson 31-Oct-2001 22:16
Hi Helen,
Love your photos. I have been taking photos of orchids myself. mostly in Malaysia. Have you tried using a smaller aperture when you use the Macro mode to take the flowers close up? I find it maximises the focus on the flower. Sometimes you can get all the leaves/petals in focus which looks great. Hope you don't mind the comment but I observed this after taking lots of orchids. I set up my A (aperture priority) on my S85 to F8 by default and then you just have to switch to that to take the Macros fairly quickly.

Rgs

Gerry Robinson