Peanuts for Day 23 – Close-Up Monday
January 23, 2017
I know, it should be Macro Monday and not Close-up Monday. The reason being is, the photos I create depends on the lens I use for the week and are more of a close-up and not a 1:1 macro also the Zuiko 45mm F/1.8 does not focus as close as a macro lens. The Olympus 45mm f1.8’s closest focusing […]
The Yellow Flower
October 21, 2013
This one was from my lightroom archives. If I remember it right, this was taken like a year ago.
The Butterfly HDR Effect
September 23, 2013
Another hot day in the forest, another picture. Yes it was hot that day, I remember finishing up my gatorade even before I got home. Well, I got a few good shots and it’s all worth it. I don’t usually bring along my monopod when walking in the woods, simply because I don’t want […]
The Bee in The Forest
September 21, 2013
I love the forest, I love to go on long walks into the woods, I don’t know, just being there refreshes me, it makes me happy. It makes me forget that busy stressful world I’m in. So if I feel I want to hit my reset button, I go into the forest.
Up Close with a Butterfly
August 29, 2013
Stacking the Stink Bug
July 18, 2013
Here’s another photo done with the help of focus stacking. I took more than 7 shots of this bug, and use 4 out of those 7. This was shot using my Canon EOS 60D, Tamron 180mm F/3.5, ISO320, F/8, 1/250. If you need help with focus stacking, you can read the short post I wrote […]
Stacking Dandelions to Get a Dandelion
July 17, 2013
It came pretty good. I took 8 frames and pick 4 to use for focus stacking. I shot this handheld, turning the focus ring on each shot to focus to a portion of the dandelion head.
Close up of A Yellow Flower
June 8, 2013
This closeup of a yellow flower was shot with the E-PL1 and Olympus M. 40-150mm F4.0-5.6 R Fixed-Zoom Lens and the Raynox DCR-250 Macro Lens Adapter, I’m also using theOlympus VF-3 Electronic Viewfinder (Silver). I did a short review of the Raynox DCR 250 a while back, you can read it here.
Front and Rear Lens Caps for Raynox DCR-250
June 12, 2012
Three things I didn't like about the Raynox DCR-250, first, the plastic lens cap is really hard to remove, second, it doesn't have rear lens cover, and third because it doesn't have a rear lens cover, I have to put it on the plastic container below that it came with, It's ok but bulky.
Raynox DCR-250 – Sample Photos with 13mm Extension Tube
April 5, 2012
Here are couple of sample sample photos I shot using the Raynox DCR-250 and a 13mm Pro Optic Extension Tube. In the photo above, I used the Tamron AF 28-75mm SP F/2.8 Lens. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS 60DExposure ProgramAperture PriorityExposure Time1/1F Number11ISO100Focal Length75mmMetering ModePatternTitletamron2875mmRaynox-3
Raynox DCR-250 Macro Sample Photos
April 3, 2012
Yesterday I post a review of the Raynox DCR-250 and as promise, here are some close up of flowers I shot using the DCR-250 macro conversion lens. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS 40DExposure ProgramAperture PriorityExposure Time1/1000F Number6.3ISO400Focal Length75mmMetering ModePatternTitleInisite a Peach Tree Flower
Raynox DCR-250 Macro Lens Adapter Review
April 2, 2012
First let me tell you that I was surprised with the result. I only do macro photography occasionally and this conversion lens is exactly what I need. The Raynox DCR-250 is a conversion lens that attaches to an existing lens. It comes with a universal snap-on mount that will fit lenses in the 52mm to 67mm […]
Have Fun With Macro Photography After The Rain.
April 2, 2011
Rain can be fun and exciting especially if you are thinking of macro photography. That’s just what I did last Thursday. It was raining all morning and the moment the rain eased down, I went outside for some snapshots. At first I was overwhelm, but when I saw the droplets of water decorating the grass […]
Macro/Close-ups of Christmas Ornaments
December 24, 2010
It’s vacation time, and what could be the best subject for my photo of the day in this time of year, Ornaments. Here are some of the photos I took this morning. I had tons of fun photographing these tiny cuties. You can see more here. Thanks and Merry Christmas to you all. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon […]
Photographing Christmas the Macro Way
December 24, 2010
I had a blast taking macro shots of Christmas Ornaments. It was tons of fun photographing this tiny little cuties. I didn’t thought it can be this fun, and I never enjoyed Christmas Tree ornaments this much. This is what happens when you’re on vacation and have all the time to think of something to […]
Macro Photography Tip : Using Patterns and Textures
December 6, 2010
Nature has a lot to offer and finding simple textures and patterns in subjects like leaves, rocks, trees, fruits can be very exciting and at the same time challenging. Patterns and textures contribute a lot to composition. Like the photo of the leaf above. My intention was to really capture the patterns and the texture […]
Macro Mondays – Shooting Macro/Closeup with a Digital Point and Shoot.
October 25, 2010
Taken years ago with a 5Mega Pixel Sony Cybershot DSC-V1 Last week I did a short introduction to Macro / Close-up Photography. Today, I’m going to post a few tips on how you can enjoy macro photography with just a digital point and shoot camera. Now, as I have mentioned on my previous post, most […]
Macro Monday – Fun and Joy With Macro Photography
October 18, 2010
Photo of a rare endangered frog. Taken at a controlled environment at the National Zoo Today is the start of what I call Macro Monday, and every week, I will post tips on macro and close-up photography. Aside from street photography I also love and enjoy macro and close up photography. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL […]
Ants – Small But Terrible – Macro Week
September 26, 2010
This week is Macro Week, let me start with this photograph of an Ant. Aren’t they amazing.
Part II – Pro Optic Budget Auto Extension Tube Review
August 26, 2010
To read Part I, please click here: Continuation of the Pro Optic Mini Review. Close Focusing Distance Comparison. Below are photos of the Extension Tube in use with a EF 85mm F/1.8: Close focusing distance 85mm with 13mm Extension Tube = 14.5 inches ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramManualExposure Time1/160ISO200Focal Length85mmMetering ModeCenter weighted average