Some EM-5 Questions on Macro Mode

Started Feb 12, 2013 | Discussions thread
Gregm61 Forum Pro • Posts: 14,967
Re: Some EM-5 Questions on Macro Mode

DanielBme wrote:

These might come across as silly questions but nonetheless I have to ask never having really played around with macros...

I have the 12-50mm lens on my EM-5 and playing around with the macro mode. However, I'm not sure what the correct way to shoot macro mode with the camera and lens combo.

There is no "macro mode" in the E-M5 body that allows you to focus a lens closer. You have to have a lens with a macro/close focus capability. If you set the 12-50 lens to the macro option, the lens locks at 43mm, so you no longer can zoom, and you then have to get within the working distance of the lens in the macro setting. There's no need to do anything different in terms of body settings.

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