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    Somehow I took vastly better pictures... [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile.gif[/img] [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile_m_32.gif[/img]

    Here we go:

    N. hamata

    [img]http://home.**********.com/users/lithopsman/hamata.jpg[/img]

    The seldomly seen N. jacquelineae:

    [img]http://home.**********.com/users/lithopsman/jacquelineae%20best%20pic.jpg[/img]

    The magnificant peristome:

    [img]http://home.**********.com/users/lithopsman/jacquelineae%20peristome.jpg[/img]

    Nice unfurling judith finn pitcher:

    [img]http://home.**********.com/users/lithopsman/judith%20finn%204%20inches.jpg[/img]
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    N. lowii 4-5 inch pitcher:

    [img]http://home.**********.com/users/lithopsman/lowii.jpg[/img]

    Look tomorrow for new pics of dubia, campanulata, clipeata, sibuyanensis, and ramispina! [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile.gif[/img]

    Enjoy the pics, tell me what you think!

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    Little better now. Still out of focus terribly but much better than your usual. Try getting much further away then zooming in. What camera model is this your using? Maybe I can help you then.

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    If your camera has good resolution you can step back for a more infocus shot then crop the surrounding stuff out. It should still be plenty good for the web by the time your done.
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    Cannon Powershot S300. About 4 years old and not great... It has macro, but is best for far-away. I use it for real-estate work... [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/confused.gif[/img] I used a magnifying glass this time, Dustin, and I think that's what helped...

    I dunno if 2.1 megapixels is very good or not... [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile_n_32.gif[/img] J/k.

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    lithopsman nice plants need more work on your photography there really out of focus but for-sure getting better.

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    Great plants! It must have taken a while to get a collection like that!

    As for the camera, the Imaging Resource indicates that you need to hold the S300 about 7 inches from the subject in macro mode. This should greatly improve the sharpness.

    Here is an example of the best macro performance of your camera:

    http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/S300/S30MAC.HTM

    Your probably just holding it a little too close, it can be very difficult to judge the right distance on some cameras; I have often had the same problem.

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    Thanks for that tip! I've been using it at about 5 inches...

    Expect better things from tomorrow's pictures. [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile.gif[/img]

    Thanks for the tips, look tomorrow! [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile.gif[/img] [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile_m_32.gif[/img]
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