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Tag:Macro

Fstoppers Interviews Macro Photographer Andres Moline

[ad_1] Fstoppers Interviews Macro Photographer Andres Moline Today I am interviewing my great friend and accomplished macro photographer Andres Moline. With an eye for design and a love of arthropods, Moline’s work is truly captivating. He specializes in shooting sharp handheld focus stacks that leave you in awe looking at all of the little details.    How Did You Start Photography and Was It Always Macro or Did You Shoot Other Styles of Photography? I started photography in high school; a commercial arts class offered an […]

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Macro Bug Photography on a Budget

[ad_1] Macro Bug Photography on a Budget Enter the world of high magnification bug photography without breaking the bank. Learn how to turn kit you probably already have into a close-up winner and take macro masterpieces at home in no time. If you’ve wanted to explore macro photography but could never justify the high price tag that comes with a specialized macro lens, then you’ve come to the right place. You don’t need expensive kit to dabble in macro or close-up […]

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8 Ways You Can Make Money With Macro Photography

[ad_1] 8 Ways You Can Make Money With Macro Photography Macro photography is a more specialized genre than most, and as such, if you specialize in it, it can be tricky knowing how to turn your skills into actual income. This fantastic video discusses eight different ways you can create income using macro photography.  Coming to you from Micael Widell, this excellent video discusses eight ways you can make money shooting macro photography. I have always had a soft spot for […]

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Laowa Launches 50mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO for MFT Cameras

[ad_1] Laowa Launches 50mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO for MFT Cameras Venus Optics just announced the release of Laowa 50mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens. The new 50mm lens is specially designed for Micro Four Thirds (MFT) cameras and it is the first-ever 2X macro lens designed for this sensor size. The lens also features an apochromatic (APO) design to minimize the chromatic aberrations across the frame and the retail price is $399 (pricing may vary in different […]

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Adorama Announces Macro Photography Challenge with Olympus Prize Package

[ad_1] Adorama Announces Macro Photography Challenge with Olympus Prize Package As creatives, we’re used to expanding our knowledge and pushing our boundaries. There’s no better time than now to creatively explore and learn new mediums. Regardless of where you live or what gear you have, we want you to Create No Matter What. The seventh Create No Matter What Creative Challenge theme is ‘Don’t Forget The Details.’ This new photo challenge is all about Macro Photography. Macro photography is a […]

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5 Reasons to Shoot With Vintage Macro Lenses

[ad_1] 5 Reasons to Shoot With Vintage Macro Lenses Vintage lenses and macro photography? Ok, I’m in. There are a few areas of photography I love and when they combine, I’m dizzy with glee. Medium format portraits is one, for example. However, two areas I’ve combined a few times with much enjoyment are vintage lenses and macro photography. Those of you who know me or my writing will be aware that I love macro photography. So much so, in fact, that it […]

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I Turned a 600mm Into a Macro Lens: This Is What Happened

[ad_1] I Turned a 600mm Into a Macro Lens: This Is What Happened I wanted to see if I could turn a 600mm telephoto lens into a makeshift macro lens. Did I manage to get any decent macro photos out of it? You tell me. I love macro photography, and I find great pleasure in doing it without the need to purchase a macro lens. There’s something about camera hacks that I just adore: being able to make your own […]

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Five Tips for Shooting Better Macro Photography

[ad_1] Five Tips for Shooting Better Macro Photography As a macro photographer, I commonly get asked questions about shooting fast-moving live subjects, as well as how I create my compositions. Many elements come into play when creating these images, and so, I would like to discuss a few macro photography tips, including some that often get overlooked. 1. Lighting One of the most important yet overlooked aspects of macro photography is properly lighting your subject, and well-diffused light is the […]

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5 Great Macro Photography Tips for Beginners

[ad_1] 5 Great Macro Photography Tips for Beginners Macro photography is one of those genre staples I’d like to see all photographers try at some junctures. Here are five quick and useful tips if you’re looking to dip a toe in those close up water droplets. As I’ve said too many times already, macro photography is what originally lured me into buying a camera. What I’ve said less often, however, is that I truly believe it ought to be a […]

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Getting Started With Macro Photography

[ad_1] Getting Started With Macro Photography The world of macro photography can become endless once you venture down that path. There are so many new textures, creatures, and plants to discover. You can quickly lose hours by photographing the miniature world, but how do you get started? Lenses and Accessories Macro photography is quite easy to get into and can range from relatively inexpensive to very expensive, depending on the gear you buy. To start, you need a dedicated macro […]

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