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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...
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...
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...
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...
Macro
posted by qing02051981 - 21st of october, 2008
It is the first time I had my hands on a macro lens. It is amazing to see my watch at this size.
Strawberries series
posted by benglim - 28th of march, 2008
Not quite like Strawberries last time, but recently try a few Korean Strawberries it really sweet and nice. Take a series photos at the same time. Check out my portfolio :) More...
Sun closeup
posted by papuga2006 - 9th of march, 2008
It is a hard subject for skills and equipment. By photo shooting sun we could damage our precious cameras, so what left to do? Illustrations and photos manipulated in some graphic program. Subject of sun closeup was not difficult... More...
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