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  • My first Macro photo accepted!

    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 with the disadvantage of hard shadowing.... More
  • With my first payment

    by Angelaravaioli | 26th of March, 2010

    I received my first payment and I am very happy. With this small gain I would buy extension tubes that are not too expensive, and so I could resume of macro photpgrafy that as very good quality/price ratio. I remember that with the analog camera I have always given good... More
  • Getting closer

    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 5mm more or less, i guess not a big difference... More
  • Attaining Macro Magnifications

    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 mundane subjects. Let's take a look... More
  • Eco Friendly Option is my First Download

    by Morphers82 | 12th of March, 2010

    Hello Again from Minnesota. So yesterday I was online and happened to look at my sales, not expecting to see any downloads. Low and behold i got my first sale on my Macro shot of some bamboo flooring that I shot specifically as a stock image to upload to dreamstime just... More
  • First Objective Reached ! Woohoo !!!

    by Jdazuelos | 8th of March, 2010

    Yesterday I reached My first objective, get an image in level 2 !! yeah ! I've almost reached my second one (get 100 images on-line) It's now time for spring cleaning and good resolutions for the summer. my next objectives are : - 100 dollars profit - order... More
  • Macro is fun !

    by Davulcu | 2nd of March, 2010

    I love macro photography and I want to share my experiences with you. 1 - Use a tripod. If you dont, then shoot in manuel focus mode , since your movements will destroy the AF point as your body moves. 2 - Sometimes you can use a ring flash. But not always.... More
  • First try of macro

    by Peter.kirillov | 25th of November, 2009

    Recently I have made first attempts to shot macro. Macro photography is an awesome and totally unique experience! I did not make any masterpiece of course. But it was really exciting to try! I use Canon SRL. And a friend of mine owns Canon 100mm Macro lens (old... More
  • Discovering new world...slowly

    by Risto40 | 14th of November, 2009

    Back in summer 2009 i was so bored of these regular shots with everyday lens. So i thought i need something new. Well, as I didn't want to buy a crap, i found really good and long telephoto lenses unaffordable and decided for really "short" lenses. So, an extreme macro lens... More
  • Another new collection

    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 limit to one photo / contributor. More
  • Maximize your sensor

    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! Mazimize Your Sensor More
  • My New 60mm/F2.8

    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 this specialized lens I was using some... More
  • Macro Test

    by Alvinku | 25th of July, 2009

    I just purchased a new macro Canon Lens and try to shot on the droplet. The lens focus is really fast and i love it so much See Article
  • Whole new world under you nose!!

    by Amilevin | 17th of June, 2009

    Hi, Recently I started to master new photography area which supprised me a lot! This new area (for me) is macro photography. It's amazing, there was always a whole world under my nose and I didn't noticed it. It takes a lot of patient, but when you take a successful... More
  • Flower Shots

    by Markogt | 23rd of May, 2009

    I have two different type of emotions after again one submitted flower shot gets refused. Explaination is: this is a very well covered subject in our data base or the subject of your image is too specific. This one sentence can say it all. Firstly I am sad, secondly... More
  • Insects a Challenging but Rewarding Subject

    by Toynutz | 7th of May, 2009

    Insects are an especially challenging subject to photograph for several reasons. They're small and flighty, which poses a need for balance between depth of field and fast shutter speed while trying to get close enough for a full-frame shot without startling the subject... More
  • Macro

    by Picstudio | 28th of February, 2009

    Just want to share my latest macro shot, hope you all love it. See Article
  • Lighting issues with shooting macro.

    by Mattwatt | 7th of February, 2009

    It seems that I still have a lot to learn about lighting. And if I had the opportunity and lived in a location to get some education about this, I definitely would. So I'm writing this for others that are in a similar boat (here's an oar). I am new to stock and really... More
  • Reverse Lens Photography

    by Telecast | 28th of October, 2008

    Reverse lens photography is a technique that allows you to achieve incredible magnification by using two regular lenses and a DSLR. Basically, a second lens, which is reversed and put in front of the lens on your camera, will magnify a small object beyond the range of either... More
  • My First Editors Choice!

    by Marilyngould | 23rd of October, 2008

    Hey everyone I just am about to burst with happiness, in checking my profile for sales this morning I scrolled down and nearly fell off my chair -- my favorite macro model, Truman the jumping spider has been selected as an Editors Choice! This plucky little fellow is... More

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