My second sold image on DT...woooohooooo!!!!

posted on 23rd of september, 2011
I woke up this morning and log on to DT to see what is happening with my last night uploaded photos and offcourse to check message boards and blog posts...and then i saw my Earnings balance has change :)...a smile on my face is my second sold image on was medium size (7 credits - 1,25$).

Thanks to buyer of this image and Dreamstime also. I'm glad that I have joined this great community.

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Posted by M4rio1979 on September 28, 2011
Thanks Francesca :)
Posted by Francy874 on September 28, 2011
Congrats :-)
Posted by M4rio1979 on September 25, 2011
Thank you all :)

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My butterfly macro photography tips for beginners

posted on 27th of september, 2011

I have some tips for all of you that have just started to do macro photography of insects. I want to share what I have learned a few days ago when I was going to shoot some butterflies.

It is very hard to get close to these beautiful and colorful little creatures without scaring them off. My first mistake was that I have always tryed to get close to them. I followed them until they sit on some flower and then I have been trying to photograph them while they feed. That is wrong. With macro lens you need to get very close to them very fast, so when they see something going in their way very fast, it is natural that they will fly away.

What you need to do is let them come to you. How? It is very easy. When you arrive to your shooting place. A meadow full of butterflies. Sit...

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Posted by M4rio1979 on October 20, 2011
Yeah...for me manual focus in macro photography is only and most precise way to focus on subjects.
Posted by Peanutroaster on October 19, 2011
Good tips! Last time I tried to capture some butterflies I thought I had all of these great shots only to see later that they were all autofocused on the flowers and not the butterflies - none were any good.
Posted by M4rio1979 on October 17, 2011
Thanks, please give it a will see...once you capture a butterfly, you will want more, and more, and more :))))...just remember, dont run for them...they will come to you ;)

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