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Richard 
 

How to Tell How Close I Can Get to Subject


This may sound dumb, but here goes: How do I tell the lens-to-subject minimum focusing distance? Say I am working with a 100mm 2.8, for example ... how close can I get?? Thanks from a beginner.


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5/11/2004 4:52:27 PM

 
Bob Cammarata
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/17/2003
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  The minimum focusing distance is usually indicated on the lens barrel in feet (and meters), and can vary by manufacturer and lens design. If it is a lens you are considering but don't have yet, you can check the specs on the lens by going to the manufacturer's Web site.


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5/12/2004 2:24:28 AM

 
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