How to macro shoot watches???

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  1. fishrising

    fishrising

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    Trying to learn how to macro shoot watches. These shots are with an Olympus E-1, 50mm OM prime, extension tube and an OM -> Olympus ED adapter on a tripod.

    1:1 crops at 800x600 of the laser etched crown on my sub.

    How do you guys shoot macro?
    How do you get a better image of the crown?

    I want to get closer to than this? I'd like to fill the frame with the crown, and not crop.

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  2. colemanitis

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    Chip's the macro king. I'm sure he'll be along shortly to help.
  3. daveathall

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    Agreed, Chips the master when it comes to this sort of thing.
  4. RW16610

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    Yeah, Chip is then man with this stuff :rocker:
  5. SPACE-DWELLER

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    Must say that I wish that I could come just anywhere NEAR as close as you already got on your pics, F.R.! :thumbsup:

    Anyway, as stated, Chip would be the man but you can get excellent examples of macro shots from Marcus ("oyster") or Jocke, as well.

    Here are some pics by Marcus (oyster):

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  6. eddiehkg

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    Yes. Chip is the best. where is Chip? lol. i need to learn too.
  7. SLRdude

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    Hmmm.... Chip doesn't hang out in this area a whole lot since he does not have a Rolex.