Tag: macro

High Magnification Macro Rebirth – A Laowa Journey

I am trying to remember how and when I became interested in macro photography. If you don't know what that is, Wikipedia defines it as: By the original definition, a macro photograph is one in which the size of the subject on the negative or image sensor is life size or greater. However, in some ... ... READ the rest

Macro Softies – A Self Discovery

There are some things in life for which recipes work amazingly well. Cooking from a cook-book, assembling a gearbox from an exploded-view diagram and mixing dangerous chemical substances, in volatile environments - to end up with (drum roll) common household cleaner. For photography, music and speeches, the written word is a guideline that could, and ... ... READ the rest

Which settings to use for macro? Your own.

I have been 'trying' my hand at macro-photography for years, and as with most things, you get on-days and you get off-days. I had some great results from barely-acceptable lenses with a Raynox DCR-250 on, other times I could not get anything past my critics (friends...) for months. I had setups consisting of tripods and ... ... READ the rest