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You Say 'Macro'. I Say Maybe...
posted by ellenboughn - 17th of june, 2008
What ever you call it, macro photography (taken with a macro lens or a micro lens as one manufacturer calls their macro lens) is NOT simply a close-up image. What’s the difference between "close-ups", "macros&... More...
A watch
posted by johnnierunner - 22nd of february, 2014
Hi, my dear fellows! I need your feedback and critique on this new photo. Thank you! :)
New macro lens!
posted by matthiase - 7th of january, 2014
I bought my first macro lens a few day ago and i really enjoy it=). Here are some images i've taken with it
Goal at 200 photos!
posted by cousy86 - 9th of may, 2013
Finnaly rached 200 photos!Actualy little more already,225,but i wont stop!:)
My first focus stacked image
posted by risto40 - 6th of march, 2012
Sometimes, especially in macro world, we want to take a picture of something so that the background is soft or blurry but the main subject is completely in focus. Then we use wide apertures to get that effect. But with wide aperture,... More...
Frog in the bathroom ...
posted by bevanward - 28th of november, 2011
On a recent work trip I opted to leave the toliet for Sebastian, a Green Tree Frog who I named after it seemed he wasn't hopping away. He spent his time either right in the bowl itself or under the rim. I found moths around the outdoor... More...
Microsoft Officially Closes Skype Deal
posted by deejaybtr - 16th of october, 2011
Microsoft has officially announced that it has completed it’s deal to acquire Skype for $8.5 billion, a deal that was announced back in May 2011. Microsoft said that Skype will become a new business unit at Microsoft that will... More...
Italian Wikipedia Closed
posted by roberto1977 - 5th of october, 2011
This is the motivation. Another brilliant idea of ​​our esteemed Prime Minister...
Animals at close range
posted by matijakeber - 2nd of may, 2011
Have you ever had problems with shooting wild animals at close range? Well if you want to picture an animal you have to know at least a few things about her; when does it come out of shelter or whatever (usually early morning or at... More...
Wildlife Photography: Getting Close
posted by visceralimage - 4th of february, 2011
Have you ever wondered how wildlife photographers get images that have the animal large in the frame? Most would say, you must have a really long lens. Well, yes I do have a 600mm and both a 1.4X and 1.7X teleconverter; but a long... More...
Low cost food photography
posted by hermes-sicily - 28th of january, 2011
I think that food photography is a very funny sector: colorful compositions, tasty meals... it's simply cool. But is it possible to do food photography without expensive macro lenses or an own food stylist ? I would say yes. Maybe... More...
600 pics online :)
posted by risto40 - 27th of july, 2010
Wow, finally another big round number. As being very busy with everyday work that does not leave much time for photography, it took many many long months to reach from 500 to 600 pictures online. Hopefully the next hundred arrives faster... More...
My first Macro photo accepted!
posted by jdanne - 7th of april, 2010
After struggling with my new macro lens I got my first macro photo accepted! Macro photography is a world of it's own. Poor depth of sharpness needs a high aperture value, which easily causes a shaken photo. You need strong light... More...
Getting closer
posted by risto40 - 21st of march, 2010
My last blog article was a submitted a really long time ago, somewhere in November 2009 which was about discovering a new world. This one is mostly like a follow-up. So, first of all, the lens was actually MP-E 65mm, not 60mm. But... More...
Attaining Macro Magnifications
posted by elimitchell - 19th of march, 2010
Macro photography has intrigued me because it reveals a world of something you have never noticed before, and it blows it up to a striking life-size image. Macro photography has yielded numerous amazing discoveries in otherwise seemingly... More...
Waiting to become exclusive
posted by dmccale - 6th of january, 2010
I did it! I closed my accounts on three other sites. NOW I AM Waiting to become EXCLUSIVE. WOW, I think this is a good move for me. I sell more here, get better percent and I love the pricing for selling your rights. And the best... More...
Another new collection
posted by patl - 1st of november, 2009
I decided to create yet another new collection this AM. It is called... Close up photos Let me know if you would like me to add any of your photos to the collection. I would like macros, micros, or very high quality cose ups. Please... More...
Maximize your sensor
posted by bradcalkins - 29th of october, 2009
I've posted a blog on making the best use of the sensor when taking closeups for isolation. Let me know what you think - I think I get visibly more detail when using this method. It only works for long skinny objects, though!... More...
My New 60mm/F2.8
posted by indianeye - 29th of august, 2009
I was willing to purchase a macro lens from many days, was unable to afford but finally I have recently purchased new macro lens which is Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM I really love closeup & macro photography. Before purchasing... More...
Some tips on shooting objects on white
posted by alexhor - 10th of may, 2009
At first, don't start immediately by checking my portfolio because it will not add to my credibility. I am still beginner here on DT. But... I have some tips which may theoretically give some ideas on shooting objects closeups.... More...
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