Tag: MACRO

How to Focus in Macro Photography

If you’re trying to photograph the small world of plants and bugs, you’ll face plenty of challenges along the way. Macro photography is a difficult genre — you’re pushing up against the physical limits of depth of field, diffraction, and motion blur. Naturally, focusing in macro photography isn’t an easy task, but it’s a crucial […]

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Macro Photography on a Budget Tutorial

The entry into the world of macro photography often starts with the macro mode on a point & shoot camera. But for DSLR shooters the it’s a bit more complicated. You’ll need either a dedicated macro lens, which is expensive, special adapters for reverse mounting a lens, or extension tubes. Adam Kappa explains how to […]

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The Polaroid LED Macro Flexi is an affordable macro light

Lighting your subjects in macro photography can be tricky business. Now Polaroid has announced a new lighting accessory that aims to make your macro lighting easier without breaking the bank. The new Polaroid LED Macro Flash Flexi light features twin LED-antennas and, according to its makers, is ideal for subject distances between five centimeters to […]

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Sony FE 90mm f2.8 Macro review-so-far

The Sony FE 90mm f2.8 Macro G OSS is a medium telephoto for Sony’s mirrorless cameras. It’s the first Sony Macro corrected for its full-frame bodies, upon which it’ll deliver 1:1 / 1x magnification from a distance of 28cm. A sharp performer, check out my sample images in my review-so-far.… The post Sony FE 90mm […]

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Voigtlander says the new 65mm F2 E-Mount macro is one of its finest lenses ever

Lens manufacturer Voigtlander has just introduced a 65mm F2 macro lens for Sony E-mount that it says, “rates as one of the finest in the history of Voigtländer.” The Macro APO-Lanthar 65mm F2 Aspherical is designed to cover full frame sensors, and allegedly boasts exceptional correction of chromatic aberration. While the lens is manual focus, […]

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Ten expert tips for successful macro photography

Thomas Shahan’s tips for successful macro photography Thomas Shahan is a macro photographer and artist from Tulsa Oklahoma who specializes in entomology and traditional relief printmaking. Thomas’s interest in macro photography began when he started watching jumping spiders in his backyard. After studying art at the University of Oklahoma, he left for Oregon to work […]

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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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