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Focus in Macro mode

The camera has difficulty focusing (either auto or manual focus) at close range in Macro mode (e.g. inside 8 inches). I like to photograph insects & flowers. Any advise?

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1. Do not use the zoom while using macro. 2. When clicking the Macro button, click it again, only for 2 more seconds at the second click, it goes to 'Super macro' mode for zero distance. This works in the Canon S3 IS, I hope it will help you in the older S2 IS. 3. Use a tripod. 4. Use the timer for no movement when using a tripod. 5. Try using the manual focus, it does the trick when the camera doesn't focus automatically. Good Luck!

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