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  • Macro on the Cheap

    by Llareggub | 24th of August, 2011

    I love taking pictures of leetle things and someone else wrote a great blog about week ago about their approach using extension tubes. I use a raynox DCR150 macro dipter to take my macro shots and whilst it is limited in comparison to a dedicated macro lens it is possible... More
  • Macro, cheaply

    by Vogonify | 19th of August, 2011

    Wanted to share a couple of images which are now online that I shot using extension tubes. The first was fairly easy of inanimate objects. The one with the spider was a bit difficult given that it was fidgeting around its web and it was a bit windy as well that day. I tried... More
  • The Challenges of Macrophotography

    by Edayrit100 | 7th of August, 2011

    Macrophotography presents its own set of challenges quite distinct from your usual photography. First of all, you have to spring for the lens, and that's nothing to sneeze at. Then, you have to get dirty --- I mean, you have to kneel, sit, even lie on the ground to take... More
  • Summer is a great time to...

    by Taina10 | 27th of July, 2011

    write your text here ...enjoy the blue sky, daydream at interesting cloud formations and capture some of them. The light is amazing; in June it's brighter, in July it is more golden. ... photograph wildflowers and plants and learn to identify them.... More
  • Going Manual

    by Mlhead | 25th of July, 2011

    I started shooting pictures in college back in the day when you used a light meter, everything on the camera was manual and post processing consisted of a bit of dodging and burning on the enlarger. Needless to say the move to digital has been full of learning curves, mostly... More
  • Lightbox Tent photography

    by Digikhmer | 15th of July, 2011

    I love to photography the landscape and cityscape. Unfortunately, it seems that it is not quite high demand. Most of the time, they are not considered as "stock oriented" picture when I tried some creative or so called artistic point of view. After more that 250 uploads... More
  • My first approved photos on Dreamstime

    by M4rio1979 | 6th of July, 2011

    I joined this community just recently. I wanted to take a shot at micro-stock photography. I am also new in dslr world. Really like macro photography, but i am pretty sure that i will need to do a much more then just a macro photography to start having some sales here. I... More
  • Upload № 400!

    by Omegatransfer | 24th of June, 2011

    I am happy to share with you two facts about my portfolio development: Fact № 1: I just reached 400 images in my portfolio. The lucky picture is this one: Fact № 2: This picture is the first one shot with my brand new macro lens Canon EF 50/2.5 compact macro.... More
  • Rhododendron tomentosum, the Beauty of Peat Bogs

    by Taina10 | 22nd of June, 2011

    Rhododendron tomentosum (Marsh Labrador Tea, syn. Ledum palustre) is a low shrub (usually about 30-100 cm tall) with evergreen leaves and delicate white inflorescences or clusters of flowers. Related to the large and showy Rhododendrons which grow in parks and gardens, Rhododendron... More
  • Macro lenses and pics

    by Yuritz | 9th of June, 2011

    Last week was going to buy a new lense and to start with the macro photography,captured by the beautiful images I have seen around lately. Went to the shop and asked for the Tamron 90mm f2.8 which is a great one and not too expensive,compared to the Nikon ones,like the Nikkor... More
  • Heading outside... A follow up

    by Llareggub | 17th of May, 2011

    I wrote a blog a few weeks ago about the break of spring and the excitement of heading outside to take pictures and thought I would follow it up with some observations (and pictures) :) My first observation is how high the bar is set for acceptance of images of "nature... More
  • This is me :)

    by Taylorgracephotography | 10th of May, 2011

    I'm new to this world of stock photography. I thought I was a decent photographer until I had photo after photo rejected. Wow what a blow to the good 'ol ego. Sheesh! So this is where I stand as of today, and I thought I would share the stories behind the photos I have... More
  • Macro Photography Tips

    by Allwebs | 9th of May, 2011

    Pixalweb photographer explains why he fell in love with macro photography and shares his tips with amateur photographers. He also shares with our readers his favorite macro shots. Anyone who has visited my Flickr gallery would know that I am an avid fan of macro photography... More
  • Tips On Underwater Macro Aquatic Photography

    by Crookid | 7th of April, 2011

    Photographing underwater subjects can be tricky, at sometimes nearly impossible. Instead of taking my camera under the murky depths, I bring the subjects up and place them into a special small portable aquarium I built with a plastic bottom and ultra thin glass walls. The... More
  • Heading outside :)

    by Llareggub | 1st of April, 2011

    I'm heading into my 4th month of taking photographs for Stock and the change in weather has seen me head outside and see what I can get from nature. I did a 365 project last year and rapidly discovereed I love taking pictures of bugs and leetle things It is... More
  • Macro Stabilization Tips

    by Crookid | 1st of April, 2011

    The American Toad - Bufo americanus is a quite common species in the Midwest. This charming looking fellow happened to be the cream of the crop, magnificent eyes and very willing to work with me. On this particular day, when this photo was taken, I came upon something I had... More
  • Droplets

    by Nikmd | 24th of January, 2011

    Shooting droplets is fun and exciting.. Shoot either a static water drop or a drop in motion....All that is needed is liquid ( water, milk etc.), preferably a macro lens on manual focus, a tripod and a cable release and a trigger happy finger to call in the shots. Shallow... More
  • New Lens

    by Ziprashantzi | 19th of November, 2010

    Hi DT Family, Today I got my new Canon EF-100mm Macro Lens. Its cool lens with fast focusing speed. I am pretty happy with that. Thank you very much for helping me choose right lens for me as earlier I asked all of you in my previous blog's Article Macro Lens? Confusion?... More
  • Planning to buy a Macro lens

    by Subhra2jyoti | 15th of November, 2010

    Dear fellow photographers, I am planning to buy Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX MACRO DG len for my Sony Alpha 200W DSLR. Is there any body having this lens ?? If so, I would like to have some feedback on it .. Thanks & regards, Subhrajyoti See Article
  • Macro Lens ? Confusion ????

    by Ziprashantzi | 5th of November, 2010

    Hi DT Family, I am very confused as which Macro lens to buy. I have Canon 450D (12mp) and want to buy a Canon make Macro Lens. I don't want to buy any others' make as I am not very sure if they would work fine or not for me. I have referred many websites and people have... More

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