Tag Archives: Macro

How to take macro pictures of snowflakes

With shorter days and colder temperature, many photographers struggle getting out their cameras during winter. However, the icy weather brings beautiful snow which can provide great inspiration. Photographing macro snowflakes can be a fun and rewarding winter challenge, especially since … Continue reading

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Find beautiful light to create dramatic still life and macro images

It’s something we hear all the time but can’t be emphasized enough – light is everything. Good lighting not only illuminates the subject in the image but also draws our eye to where we want the viewer to focus. Learning … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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8 ways to spice up a boring macro photograph

I think we all have times when we are in a rut or feeling uninspired. Sometimes we feel like we shoot the same thing in the same way, over and over. We can not always feel excited by the things we are … Continue reading

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Aquarium Macro Photography of Ornamental Shrimp

“There’s such a thing as ornamental shrimp?” This is the typical response of family and friends when I speak to them about my recent hobby of keeping ornamental shrimp. Believe it or not, there is growing interest around the world … Continue reading

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