60mm 2.8 Micro

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I just got my 60mm Micro, and I have a couple of questions.
1. Do I want to keep the aperture lock off or on?

2. I cannot get the aperture to stay at 2.8, I get 2.8 and focus, and it goes to 3.2.I can play with it and it comes back to 3.2. is this normal?

3. I was in Aperture Priority, is this an issue with this lens, and if so, what should I use?



Thanks.
 
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Gr8Tr1x

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That is the nature of this and many macros. Focus at infinity, and you'll se 2.8 return. Most Nikkor Micros exhibit this behavior. Nothing wrong with your lens.
 
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Gr8Tr1x

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Thanks for the response. It will go to 2.8 if I focus on the wall, and if I aim at my monitor it goes to 3.2

What about the aperture lock, locked or un-locked?
For it to work on your camera leave it locked at 2.8. You can Google some info on macro lenses doing this sort of thing.
 

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