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The N70 sounds fantastic. Please keep us informed about the tricks of the trade that might be useful in photographing watches, and maybe some of us will jump in with you.

Did you also buy a macro lens?? The first shot that you posted was with the 105mm macro, I thought.

Thanks again for the technical tips / photos / etc.,



: Sorry to bore you, but I had to share this with
: someone. I jusy got my new Nikon D70 working
: in teathered mode to my PC running WIN98SE.

: This configuration allows you to attach the
: camera and control if fully with the PC. All
: the camera settings are shown and adjustable
: on the PC.

: So with my left arm with watch exposed ready to
: click the mouse button to take the picture,
: my right hand was holding the camera
: pointing at the watch. The USB cable that
: comes with the camera is only 3 ft, so I
: couldn't look through the lens when I took
: this. That's why the picture is focused at
: the top of the watch and my wrist. This is
: the stock "Kit" lens 18-70mm, not
: even a macro. Guess I moved a bit after I
: peeked through the viewfinder. Tripod
: mounting and a longer USB cable from the
: local PC store will solve all that.

: Click the mouse on the screen button, the
: autofocus takes a set, the on-camera flash
: pops up, and the picture gets taken and
: loads immediately into the PC in the Nikon
: Capture picture editing software. A bit of
: sharpening and voila! My 1000 Diver
: Automatic on wrist for my "What Are You
: Wearing Today" picture.

: This process is going to make watch macro
: picture taking a dream.
: Jim

: PS I am wearing a Diver today because it's
: pouring rain! It seemed the right one to
: wear.

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