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Old Nov 15, 2004, 9:06 PM   #1
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Dear Experts: Would I be needing a close-up filter if I were to take pictures of a small bowl of soup or a cup ofcoffee on plain white background? I'm using fujifilm S5500. If I do, which? and when people put on close-up filters, do they have to switch on the macro as well? thanks...
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Old Nov 15, 2004, 11:17 PM   #2
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Check the specifications of your camera in the manual. I dont know about the 5500, but if it is similar to the Fuji 5100, setting macro at the wide angle zoom, will focus from 0.3 to 6.6 feet.

I doubt if you'll need any close up lenses for your purpose. The camera will handle it.
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Old Nov 16, 2004, 8:56 PM   #3
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Me too, I don't think it's necessary in your example. Macro and close up filter are for relatively close pics.

FYI:

http://www.pbase.com/kcan/di7_macro
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Old Jan 9, 2005, 3:54 AM   #4
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Kcan, just got my Fuji 5500. Was disappointed with the marco shots. Bot it for ebay listing shots. My wife owns a chocolate & brownies store in India - ChocoInn. Had a Sony DSC - S70 earlier. Not much of any improvement except the night / indoor shot mode.
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Old May 25, 2005, 11:44 AM   #5
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Don't be upset tb. Buy macro and you'll solve the problem



s5100, haze, 2x macro with coupling ring "0" zoom

s5500 and s5100 are the same
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