which setting for Macro Lens?

Discussion in 'The Olympus Outlet' started by gtxl1200, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. gtxl1200

    gtxl1200 Loggerhead Turtle

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Flint, Michigan, United States
    I did a search, I got a million answers and none of them were what I was looking for.
    I have the XZ-1 with the PT050 housing. I just bought a dyron +7 macro lens. I shoot in manual mode. Do I leave the camera in manual or put the camera in Macro mode? This is my first time with a macro lens.
  2. Packhorse

    Packhorse Loggerhead Turtle

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: 20 meters below Auckland New Zealand
    Cant really answer except to say try it both ways and see which is better.
  3. BluewaterPhoto

    BluewaterPhoto ScubaBoard Business Sponsor ScubaBoard Business Sponsor

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    Location: Culver City, CA
    You want to shoot at F8, zoomed in all the way. With a diopter, it doesn't matter if you are in macro mode or not, either way your camera will focus at the right distance. I'd highly recommend a good focus light like the Sola 500 or Sola 800. Hope this helps! - Scott

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