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I have recently purchased a Nikon PB-4 bellows, Nikon 105mm f/4 bellows Nikkor lens, BR-4, AR-4 and SB-21. OK! I am ready. Now can anyone explain stopping down? Does this mean I can not rely on my F3 meter?
-- Ric Bosquez (firstname.lastname@example.org), March 04, 2002
Stopping Down is--using the larger number f stops. Larger number f stops need longer exposure because the opening is actually smaller. This creates a greater depth of field--esential to macro photography.
-- Debbie Lockhart (email@example.com), April 27, 2002.