Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera ?
I make jewelry. I am trying to zoom in for detailed pics. But I can't seem to get my PS S3 IS to focus. What am I doing wrong?
Are you using a lens with macro capabilities?
On the left side of the lens barrel are 2 button. the bottom one has a \012flower icon. press it 1 time for macro, and again for super macro. the \012icon on your monitor will show a flower with an "s" inside. you can get \012so close that the lens itself blocks the light, so be careful. But to \012get super sharp, (and this is awkward..) open the lcd, hold the top \012button on the left side of the lens barrel, (MF) while you move the \012arrow keys (on the round button back side). watch the image for \012sharpness.
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