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Photographing Coins in Marco Mode

How do I get the sharpest image of a coin in Macro Mode. It seems that I can take pictures at various short distances from the coin and they all seem to be focused on the LCD. But when I download the image and enlargen the photo none of the images are as clear as if I were looking through a magnifying glass. Do I need a stand to connect the camera to whereby I can use a knob on the stand to adjust the distance from the camera to the coin? And if so, how can I determine from the LCD that I have achieved the best focus possible.

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You may find that manual focus gives you the best result - you can also use the focus bracketing (it takes 3 pics - one either side of what you have selected) will give you sharper images. dont forget that the best resilts will come when the camera is supported!

You can use the LCD and just zoom in loads until you can see minute details and you can then see if you have a good focus....

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