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Old 01-15-2011, 07:52 PM   #11
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Which leads me to ask......what kind of a super duper camera do you use? Your pictures are all out of this world, like a professional. Secrets please?
Thank you K! Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 only 6 megapixels. I do the best I can. Sometimes I take 20 pix to get 1 good one! I can't figure out how to take a good pic in macro!! Can someone tell me the secret?
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Old 01-15-2011, 08:50 PM   #12
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Thank you K! Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 only 6 megapixels. I do the best I can. Sometimes I take 20 pix to get 1 good one! I can't figure out how to take a good pic in macro!! Can someone tell me the secret?

You gotta get real close with macro.. no.. I mean closer.. closer.. closer.. keep the lens out of the food though..
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You gotta get real close with macro.. no.. I mean closer.. closer.. closer.. keep the lens out of the food though..
NOT with the zoom just move in close?
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Very close.. very very close...
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Very close.. very very close...
It sounds like he's trying to lure you in so they can pelt you with the arsenal Kathleen has amassed for the food fight.
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It sounds like he's trying to lure you in so they can pelt you with the arsenal Kathleen has amassed for the food fight.
Oh. Bah. I must say!

Try to help someone and what do I get. Sheesh.

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Oh. Bah. I must say!

Try to help someone and what do I get. Sheesh.


*ducking and running*
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I copied and pasted this one MsM! Been looking for something other than making quinoa salad.
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I copied and pasted this one MsM! Been looking for something other than making quinoa salad.
Thank you PF! Let me know what you think. Post your review.
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