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Tokina f2.8 100mm macro. setting apature and shutter speed. little manual with lens not very informative.

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Turn the aperture ring to the smallest aperture (largest f/number) and lock it there. Set the aperture and shutter speed on the camera body. You didn't specify which camera you're using, so I'm afraid I can't give you details there.

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SOURCE: tokina f2.8 100mm macro nikon mount. setting

Turn the aperture ring to the smallest aperture (largest f/number) and lock it there. Set the aperture and shutter speed on the camera body. You didn't specify which camera you're using, so I'm afraid I can't give you details there.

You will find all the information in the camera manual, not the lens manual.

Posted on Jan 20, 2010

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I have just purchased a Tamron 35-70 3.5 CF MACRO BBar MC Nikon fit lens. Are there any special settings/requirements when using the lens for macro photography. Thanks.


This is a macro lens, and I can't find it has an auto focus nor can I find if it has a chip, or even any electrical connection. The sharpness though should be good.
When you are using a non chip lens on a Nikon, you only can use it in manual. So you have to put the main dial to M. Then you have to focus manual and just take a shot. the result will be to dark or to light, unless you already knew hoe much light you have and dialled the aperture and shutter time in correct.
For macro you want a large aperture number, to have as much sharpness (large depth of field) so the best thing is to choose f 8 or 11 and turn down the speed till you have a good light picture.
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The aperture and shutter speed setting depends on the amount of light and on the effect you want to achieve. For any given lighting situation there are many possible aperture/shutter speed settings that are all equally valid. However, the aperture also determines the depth of field, and the shutter speed can either freeze action or allow it to blur. Only you as the photographer can decide which of those valid exposure settings best conveys your vision.
As to how to determine the proper exposure, there are several possibilities. One is to use a light meter. If you don't have a separate light meter, you can use another lens and meter through it. It may not give you exactly the same field of view, but it should get you into the ballpark. Then there's the "sunny-16 rule." This says that under a bright sun, the proper exposure is f/16 with a shutter speed equivalent to 1 over the ISO. Of course this is just a starting point, and you can adjust the aperture/shutter speed to achieve the desired result.
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also try changing setting out of AE "apature priority" to another setting such as auto, the indication could mean that the place where the photo is being taken is too dark and that the apature setting for the speed set is too small for a decent image. and the apatures needs to be open further or the shutter speed needs to be slower or the IOS/ASA needs to be raised. to stop bluring at slower shutter speeds or in dark areas it is advised to use a tripod or other sability device.

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Tokina f2.8 100mm macro nikon mount. setting apature and shutter speed. little manual with lens not very informative.


Turn the aperture ring to the smallest aperture (largest f/number) and lock it there. Set the aperture and shutter speed on the camera body. You didn't specify which camera you're using, so I'm afraid I can't give you details there.

You will find all the information in the camera manual, not the lens manual.

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Use Av mode to change the aperture.

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Check to see if your camera is in Macro mode. This may cause blur. Also hit your function/set button to see if it is in digital macro mode.

Make sure your lens is clean.

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