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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
  • First 21 Images

    by Sharkiboy73 | 31st of May, 2017

    Hello friends, Just got my first 21 images uploaded. It took me a little while, but finally mission accomplished. You are all welcome to take a tour through the 21 images of landscape, macro and atmosphere. Thanks a lot!   See Article
  • To Macro or not to Macro

    by Rzachariasse | 27th of May, 2017

      Some years ago I followed a course from a famous Dutch photographer. Well, he won some cool prices, but I didn't know anything about Dies Groot. Until I followed the course that is. And I must say it was great to see so many like-minded people crammed together in... More
  • My first

    by Rzachariasse | 17th of May, 2017

    So, my first blog entry. Well my second, but the first one got eaten bu Chrome :) I am a photographer from The Netherlands. Well I am also a writer and illustrator, but more about that later on. For now I am trying to settle in and I hope I can surround myself with other... More
  • Wow factor - Film lenses with adapters on digital cameras

    by Doubleclick7 | 9th of February, 2017

    I got my first film lens to digital camera adapter in 2012, when I received a Minolta lens as a gift. I work with a Canon 7D. My daughter, a wedding photographer, told me about using an adapter. They aren’t expensive, so I gave it a try. The adaptor fits between your camera... More
  • History of a flower and a bee in the photo

    by Galyna0404 | 12th of January, 2017

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  • Delicate droplets of dew on plants

    by Galyna0404 | 6th of October, 2016

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  • Coins

    by Ajlis | 3rd of October, 2016

    Macro photography of coins from different countries. When I look at them, I want to travel more and more...       See Article
  • Macro

    by Ajlis | 25th of September, 2016

  • 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
  • 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

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