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Using Your Digital Camera To Get a Good Look

By ShadyGreenThumb
August 31, 2014

When I can't see what I need to see, I use my digital camera or the camera on my phone to get a better look.

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Sep 2, 2014 11:31 AM CST
I've long done this. It's invaluable to ID things, too! plants, insects, butterflies, birds, etc. The closeup function on my camera for small details or edit modes on the software once the image is on my computer is great to do IDs or to see details you might miss otherwise.
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Sep 19, 2014 7:49 AM CST
I agree A magnifying glass also works. Even better, an inexpensive jeweler's loupe for tiny things. MR

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