Having problems with your Nikon Digital Cameras ?

I want to take a close-up picture of a coin to show details, I want to sell on ebay. What settings etc.?


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You didn't specify the type of camera.

With a point&shoot like a Coolpix, use the Macro or Close-up mode.

With a DSLR, use a macro lens.

Either way, you'll have to be careful lighting the subject
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