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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Amazing! Macro shoot from my ricoh gr v

    by Pakinai17 | 18th of February, 2015

    Amazing! macro shoot from my ricoh gr v.Photos distances much closer Taken from the camera That did not take long for the attunement . It is difficult to take out.                 More
  • The Spirit of the Season is in the details

    by Afranklin116 | 17th of December, 2014

    Each season has quintessential images. Usually these images are small details that evoke big memories. Here are a few seasonal photos that demonstrate the impact of detail-focused photography:         What images come to mind when you think about winter,... More
  • Macro Photography: A bright new world

    by Clewisleake | 21st of August, 2014

    I've been doing photography steady on Dreamstime for about a year now Not knowing what to expect I snapped the lens on my camera and headed out into the woods seeking bugs, frogs, flowers and anything else that eluded my daily walk around a 28-105 lens. After an interesting... More
  • A watch

    by Johnnierunner | 22nd of February, 2014

    Hi, my dear fellows! I need your feedback and critique on this new photo. Thank you! :) See Article
  • Tamron

    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, but if you can photograph technology... More
  • New macro lens!

    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 See Article

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