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Question about photographing small flowers

This is a discussion on Question about photographing small flowers within the Technical Photography Discussion forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I recently ran across a microscope that has a usb cord and 2 megapixel camera ...

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    Question Question about photographing small flowers

    I recently ran across a microscope that has a usb cord and 2 megapixel camera for uploading pictures into ones' computer. There are a few that are inexpensive and I was wondering if anyone on here has used one to take pictures of tiny flowers?? If not I may be buying one to see if it would work. My instincts tell me the 2 megapixel may be too small for a decent picture to post...to me you only have so many pixels and even with magnification the picture would be too fuzzy when blown up. What do you all think? I'm so bad with this stuff....I was so happy when they made cameras that focus for you! lol

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    Sounds like an interesting idea, Connie. I look forward to seeing what you decide to do.

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    I have never heard for this one before.
    If there is a chance to test this microscope, to see the quality images on the screen, I advise you to do this before you'll buy it: although it is not expensive, you will not have anything to do with it if you're not satisfied.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paph View Post
    I have never heard for this one before.
    If there is a chance to test this microscope, to see the quality images on the screen, I advise you to do this before you'll buy it: although it is not expensive, you will not have anything to do with it if you're not satisfied.
    Actually; i'm kinda of a nerd. I'd probably start killing bugs to look at under the microscope. lol

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    2 megapixels should be fine for uploading low resolution images to the forum. However it is a microsope. You would only see a miniscule part of the flower, not the whole, and it would be at extreme magnification. It would be interesting to see the results tho !

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