Having problems with your Olympus C-3000 Zoom Digital Camera ?

How do I get the right light and focus for extreme close ups on stills. Need help with settings, slighting or focusing or something. Any ideas? Thanks

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You should use the spot metering option and choose 0.2m(the minimum distance possible) , zoom it and then take a picture. Detailed instrructions can be found on page 17 of the manual below
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