Tag: MACRO

5 Tips to Improve Your Nature Macro Photography

This is my favorite type of photography. I don’t claim to be an expert, but I have lots of experience. I haven’t taken my macro lens off my camera since I bought it a few months ago. “Macro Flower” captured by PictureSocial member Michael Davis Here are a few tips that I’ve picked up: 1. […]

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Quick Macro Photography Tricks

If you delve into the incredible world of macro photography, with the aid of a few digital photography tricks, you can take photographs of insects that will blow your mind. Photo by Patricia Dessoldi; ISO 400, 1/10 exposure. A normal housefly may seem just annoying, but up close and personal, you can capture a macro […]

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Fotodiox’s DLX Stretch adapters feature a built-in extension tube for macro photography

Accessories manufacturer Fotodiox has launched a versatile new series of lens adapters for mirrorless camera users. The Fotodiox Pro DLX Stretch adapters not only allow you to mount off-brand lenses onto several major camera mounts, they also feature a built-in variable extension tube for macro shooting. The DLX Stretch is a regular DLX lens adapter […]

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5 Quick Tips for Outdoor Macro Photography

Summer is arriving here in northern Europe, and with it, a whole new world of color, vitality, and humming activity. It’s the perfect time to go outside and explore what all the buzz is about! Doing macro photography outdoors can be a very rewarding and pleasant activity, and no, it doesn’t have to be complicated. […]

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Tamron SP 90mm f2.8 review – an up-market macro lens!

The Tamron SP 90mm f2.8 Di Macro VC USD is a stabilized full-frame macro lens available in Canon, Nikon, and Sony A mounts. Announced in February 2016, it’s an update to a 2012 model, now claiming better stabilisation; Tamron refers to the old model as the F004 and the new model as the F017. Is […]

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Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro Sample Gallery

The Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro offers 1:1 magnification for a relatively minimal investment. We took it to our local conservatory and around the neighborhood to see how well it performs when getting extremely close to our subject. Click any of the images above to open them in our gallery viewer. Click Here to Check […]

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How to Take Macro Photos

Macroscopic photography offers photographers a unique view of the world to explore with an unlimited amount of color, texture, and physical architecture. Macro photography is magnified photography, which is used to produce an image that is larger in the film plane (or digital sensor) than in real life. “Flag waving drop” captured by PictureSocial member […]

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