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Do you have sewing machine needles that you can’t remember the size of? Every once in a while I do and there is no way I can read the teeny tiny print on them. I know that some of the new needles have a color band on them but……I have plenty that don’t.
I get emails from Instructables.com that have all kinds of unusual things that people make or do. I am always finding projects for Builder Bob. Anyway, I have used my macro on my camera before but the photos were usually blurry which of course was my fault.
- Turn off your flash
- Turn on the macro
- Use your self-timer
- Do not hold the camera
Here is a link to a whole page of tips for using the macro lens on your camera. The best tip for me was….not holding the camera and using the self-timer. No movement! This is the actual photo from my camera resized for my blog. The first photo on this post is the actual size. Now I can see what size the needle is!
Okay…..I started going around taking macros of everything…..look at this! I actually thought I had cleaned my sewing machine after free-motion quilting…….I guess not! I left the photo the actual size and you can click on it if you want to really see the lint. I guess I’ll have to start cleaning a little better.
bought my camera about 6 years ago and just love it, very easy to use.
My SIL bought a new Canon Power Shot camera 2 years ago that does more and…..was
cheaper than mine. When this one dies I will buy another Canon. I can
take manual photos with my camera and raw but……I’m lazy and 99% of
the time I just leave it on auto. I never use the flash for anything.
I also read a article on Instructables about making your own photography backdrop and right away I ordered a roll of white paper from Dick Blick Art Materials. Builder Bob just shook his head at me……but he hung it. Have I used it yet????? No. I only bought a 54 inch roll so I can only do small projects. It is hung on a shower curtain. I think I spent too much money for this but……we’ll just have to see.
I don’t remember how I ever found Instructables.com but I really enjoy their site, if you like anything DIY then you will enjoy it and like me……spend too much time there.