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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...
Point of View
posted by ellenboughn - 5th of march, 2008
Fresh out of ideas? Your creative meter stuck on zero? Got the late winter idea blahs? I recommend reading this. It’s rather long but hey, if you are stuck in a morass of boredom with your creative brain flat lining, what else do... 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! :)
Tamron
posted by thammarsten - 21st of january, 2014
I'm super happy with my new lens Tamron SP AF 70-200/2, 8 Di IF Macro for Nikon AF, takes great pictures in all conditions and is an affordable lens. Should you invest in a new lens so I recommend this lens, its without stabilizer,... 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
Macro Photography Ethics
posted by robinstockphotos - 21st of december, 2013
It is after a long time that I am writing, I have been busy with a lot of things...leaving school life behind and getting into a college on the opposite side of the country...and believe me India is a vast country. Away from family,... More...
Creativity and ingenuity
posted by baspentrubas - 16th of november, 2013
I found an interesting article about how to make macro pictures with cheap tools. This demonstrates that human ingenuity and creativity matter most. These days we are bombarded with all kinds of technology and we tend to strive for... More...
Alternative Strobist lightning for beauty fashion shoot.
posted by karelnoppe - 26th of september, 2013
Sometimes traveling with heavy photographic gear could be an issue, especially by plain these days with all the luggage restrictions. For me the answer is the marvelous world of Strobist photography with wireless triggers,portable... More...
Advice on macro lenses!
posted by sindorei - 15th of september, 2013
Hello dreamstimers!! I am looking to buy myself a good macro lens for my Canon 700D body! I have read some info about the Tamron AF 60/2 Di-II LD lens which has a very good price and seems like a good lens, but I somehow, wouldn'... More...
My artificial island made for insect macro shoots
posted by alvera - 9th of september, 2013
I made this micro-island from plastic, sand, rocks and seashells and I put on it various insects. A photo studio for these tiny "models". Is very comfortable to shoot on this island, I can rotate it for good angle. This video... More...
Check out my talented friend !
posted by matthiase - 22nd of august, 2013
Have a look at my friend's images, he has just gotten in to the stock business, give him some support. He is a master of macro i think, I really enjoy to see what he's uploading. And I'm very excited yet to see he's first sale... More...
Tripods...Useful or Too Heavy to Carry?
posted by tempestz - 28th of may, 2013
Many of you already know that in order to capture tack sharp images either with a macro lens or a telephoto, you must use a sturdy tripod. Additionally, using a shutter release and changing the setting within your camera to keep... More...
Traveling with your own backgrounds
posted by tempestz - 21st of april, 2013
This image was taken in my backyard. While normally the background would have been green and brown. I have a black cloth that I keep with my camera gear to set the image in the foreground and cause it to pop off of the background.... More...
Sigma 50mm DG macgro
posted by thammarsten - 8th of march, 2013
Very happy with my lens sigma dg macro. My picture of raspberries and blueberries in the glass, I was pleased with do you agree?
Cool compound eyes,movie star?
posted by danchayuan - 31st of december, 2012
Cool compound eyes, the movie star?A cheap device's toss,try to do better! Happy new year everybody!!!
Sigma 50mm DG macgro
posted by thammarsten - 29th of december, 2012
Bought a sigma 50mm 2.8 lens and am completely satisfied. Takes great pictures with stunning bokeh. Is to recommend when the price is not so high.Takes also fine portraits.
Insignificant skills
posted by danchayuan - 28th of december, 2012
A macro lovers,try my best to achieve ecological photography,through continuous efforts to study, strive to do better!
Today I have sold five macro images of my jumping spiders!!!
posted by m4rio1979 - 2nd of october, 2012
I am very happy to see that today I have sold five macro images of jumping spiders in a row. Unfortunately all five was subscription sales, but still, I am glad that someone discovered my photos of those cute little jumpers and buyed... More...
So you want to be a Macro photographer
posted by bcritchley - 26th of september, 2012
Ok, for ages I have toyed with the idea of trying out macro photography. Normally I end up leaving this thought on the back burner thinking it's a lot of trouble to photograph bugs. Any hows today I stumbled across this great video... More...
My first 100$ payment from Dreamstime!!!
posted by m4rio1979 - 19th of july, 2012
And here it is...after one year and two months. With only 167 files online, I have 64 sales and my first 100$. Thanks to all buyers and to Dreamstime also. I feel great. I used this money to buy myself an amazing Minolta 50mm 1.7... More...
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