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  • You Say 'Macro'. I Say Maybe...

    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", and "micrographs"... More
  • Point of View

    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 you have to do? Or you can go to YouTube... More
  • New Dimensions

    by Pzmphoto | 25th of August, 2016

    I won a Helios 44M-4 58mm f/2 on an auction. I did not expect much, but I was surprised. I really like it! The one problem is my Nikon, because this lens technically impossible to focus at infinite. I only need an extension tube for deeper macros. Check my first attempts... More
  • A world we hardly notice - The world of Macro

    by Julijamiova | 19th of August, 2016

    One of the reasons why i love macro photography is because it allows us to see and feel a different world. An untouched world of order and perfection. The ways nature has on doing and creating things. It's amazingly beautiful. This is a photo of an ant eating chocolate... More
  • New macro shot

    by Julijamiova | 16th of August, 2016

    It is not new actually, but its a photo I recently found in my folders. I hope you like it.    See Article
  • Adding photos along my 3D illustrations

    by Raducomes | 9th of July, 2016

    Hello, As i`m getting closer and closer to my three year anniversary in the stock photo business, I have decided to purchase a camera and start adding some photographs along with my 3D illustrations. As for my 3D rendering, I use an Intel 5820k processor and I have... More
  • pictures taken by macro lens

    by Hkgfcochina | 4th of July, 2016

    dear all dreamtimers: I am very interested in taking pictures with marco lens. My lens is cannon 100mm . I took mini worm, butterfly, and all kinds of mini objects. I hope that I can find friends from here who are interested in marco pictures . Lets exchange information... More
  • Going Small

    by Info70962 | 11th of June, 2016

    Well I wanted to share a couple of things with you all. First off I have broke the 200 images and am well on my way to breaking 300! Secondly I wanted to share a little bit about the use of extenders and turning your regular lenses into macro lenses for 5$   All... More
  • Spring. The most beautiful seasons of the year

    by Pettys | 18th of April, 2016

       Butterfly on a purple flower    Adonis flower in the wild nature.    Blackthorn blossom in spring    Pasque flowers    Catkins in the sun backlight    Nettle flower More
  • Manual flash photography

    by Thammarsten | 9th of March, 2016

    Manual flash photography is a must when you are indoors and shoot in poor light, I stand on a stool and shooting with a 105mm Sigma macro, this is one of my tests I have done with my new objectiv Sigma EX 105 / 2.8 DG OS HSM Macro. This lens is compatible with the Sigma 1.... More
  • What I think about the difference of Sigma Sigma 50mm and 105mm

    by Thammarsten | 9th of March, 2016

    What I think about the difference of Sigma Sigma 50mm and 105mm macro lenses is that with Sigma EX 105 / 2,8 DG OS HSM Macro avoids the insects fly away when you do not have to go so close to the object. After that you get a little more Dof dots out of focus when shooting... More
  • Sigma EX 105/2,8 DG OS HSM Macro 1:1 for Nikon

    by Thammarsten | 9th of March, 2016

    So happy with my Sigma EX 105 / 2,8 DG OS HSM Macro has-made a number of photo shoots in different environments and this is freehand, and I'm amazed at how well I have been with this amazing lens is an affordable lens . Well worth taking a look at, to be an interesting... More
  • Haff Reimach, Luxembourg

    by Physi28 | 2nd of February, 2016

    When we hear the name of this tiny country what comes to our mind is basically the different ministries of the EU and the image of a rather wealthy orderly country. I found out however that there is a spot for wildlife photographers, quite unknown among the huge offer in... More
  • Dal lake of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshal

    by Pranshth | 15th of December, 2015

    Himachal generally called footsteps of Himalayas is beautiful state in country of India ,which glorifies presences of beautiful coniferous forests , snow covered hills , lakes . State has very rich heritage and known for its beautiful landmark places . State is source of... More
  • New Macro Lens

    by Torasnapsfr | 11th of December, 2015

    Last week I got a 60mm macro lens for my Nikon d5200. I wrote on the message board and got some helpful comments so thank you for those. It took me a while to get used to how to get the best results and I am sure I have much to learn but I a quite pleased with my first results.... More
  • Want to say hello ...

    by Digikhmer | 23rd of September, 2015

    This is my first macro footage and this guy is really scoffer before fly away ... Please, click on the picture to view the footage.      See Article
  • My first stock photos

    by Fotopacza | 27th of July, 2015

    Hi, I'd like to share with You a short tale about my first two stock phtotos. Unfortunately still without sale. First one is macro - very nice vintage metal flower, which is an element of an old rusty gateway between the old Warsaw church the name Św. Katarzyny and... More
  • Some fast tips on photographing insects and other invertebrates

    by Andreamangoni | 27th of June, 2015

    Insects are a very interesting subject to photograph. Can be useful, however, to have some foresight, to get a better result.   Know your "enemy" insects are an interesting subject to photograph because they are virtually everywhere, but it must be familiar... More
  • Himachal - Pretty Hill State in North India - Land of Gods

    by Singhlens | 5th of June, 2015

    Well Himachal I do not think needs any introduction, it is magnificent hill state in Northern Region of India, whole of the state is full of natural beauty, pretty hills, mountains, rivers. I belong to Himachal and it feels great to put pictures of places where I spent... More
  • My Favourite Backgrounds

    by Avenikolas | 6th of March, 2015

    I would like to show you three of my backgrounds which I really love. Maybe just because all of them are simple. And of course because I just bought new camera and I want to learn what all I could do with that. :) First one was really hard to take, because I had Olympus... More

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