Tag: macro

Today’s Catch – White Daffodils Bulbs

I absolutely love this photo. I like the warm color of the sun in the early morning. Taken with the Canon EOS 60D 18 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD and 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS UD Standard Zoom Lens with a Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8 SP. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS 60DExposure ProgramAperture PriorityExposure Time1/1000F Number4ISO100Focal […]

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Today’s Catch – Yellow Daffodil Bulb

ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS 60DExposure ProgramAperture PriorityExposure Time1/125F Number3.5ISO125Focal Length75mmMetering ModePattern

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Today’s Catch – Sunrise with the Peach Tree Flower

Early this morning when I went out the house and saw our neighbors peach tree blooming, I was mesmerized. The sun in the early morning makes the flower even more beautiful. Taken with the Canon EOS 60D with a Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8 SP. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS 60DExposure ProgramAperture PriorityExposure Time1/250F Number4ISO100Focal Length75mmMetering ModePatternTitlepeachtree-8492

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Today’s Catch – Flowers Around the Corner

Can you belive this, Spring is just around the corner! 2011 and 2012 winter was like the shortest winter I’ve experience. I was amazed when I went for a walk yesterday afternoon when I saw the trees and flowers starting to bloom. It is really a beautiful thing to see and I had such a […]

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Fly on the Table

I wasn’t planning on taking a photo of this fly, but when it landed on the table I covered it with a clear disposable cup and immediately grab may camera, hoping to get a close-up. This photo was taken with a Canon EOS 60D, EF 85mm F/1.8 and Pro Optic Auto Extension tube(31mm and 21mm), […]

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Ideas / Subjects for Macro Photography

I’m not a big macro shooter, but there are times that I feel like I want to get close to nature and that’s when I shoot macro. What I love about macro photography is the fact that there are a lot of subjects to choose from, my favorites is to shoot insects/bugs and some flowers, […]

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Photos Taken With The Tamron AF 60mm F/2 SP Macro Lens

Here some sample photos I shot with the Tamron AF 60mm F/2 SP Macro Lens. I’ve only had the lens for 5 days and based on my initial test, it is indeed a great lens like other reviewers said. The overall image quality is just great. To read the mini review please click here.   […]

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Tamron AF 60mm f/2.0 SP Macro Lens Review

Announced in mid 2009, the Tamron 60mm F2 macro lens provides 1:1 magnification for APS-C sensors. This Tamron 60mm macro is available in Canon, Sony and Nikon mounts and it incorporates two low dispersion elements to compensate for various aberrations, lets you achieve 1:1 magnification at a working distance of 100mm. The F2 maximum aperture […]

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Up Close With Nature – Taking Photos of Insects and Bugs.

Canon EOS 60D with Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8 SP Lens. Shot in Aperture Priority @ 1/800, ISO 100, F/4, 75mm. Here are some simple tips to get a nice nature close-up: Blur the background by using a wide aperture, this will make your subject pop from the rest. You don’t have to go far to […]

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Flashpoint “O” Twin Flash Bracket For Macro Photography

I was looking for a some sort of dual flash bracket that I can use for shooting macro, I need the flash bracket to accommodate two flash on each side for better illumination of the subject. Then as I was searching Amazon for dual flash brackets, I found this, the Flashpoint “O” Twin Flash Bracket, […]

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Sigma 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro now Available

The long awaited Sigma 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro is now available for at Amazon and Adorama. Available in the following mounts: Sigma 150mm f/2.8 AF APO EX DG OS HSM Macro Lens for Canon Digital SLRs Sigma 150mm f/2.8 AF APO EX DG OS HSM Macro Lens for Nikon Digital SLRs […]

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Sigma 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro now Available for Pre-Order

The long awaited Sigma 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro is now available for pre-order from Amazon and Adorama. ¬†Available in the following mounts: Sigma 150mm f/2.8 AF APO EX DG OS HSM Macro Lens for Canon Digital SLRs Sigma 150mm f/2.8 AF APO EX DG OS HSM Macro Lens for Nikon Digital […]

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Macro / Close-Up With a Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8

Cropped – Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 – Macro / Close-Up Test Shot 75mm at F/4 The Tamron AF 28-75mm F/4 can also be use to get some pretty amazing close-up, it is not a true macro lens since it won’t give you a 1:1 magnification. According to it’s specs it’s magnification ratio is 1:3.9 at 75mm, […]

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Have Fun With Macro Photography After The Rain.

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 […]

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USB. Photo of Day for Day 38 – 02-7-2011

Camera Canon EOS Rebel XS 1000d Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Medium Telephoto Lens Pro Optic Budget Auto Extention Tube

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Wrist Watch Close-Up:Photo of The Day for 02-04-11 Day 35

This is the back of my Swiss Army Watch. Shot with a Canon Rebel XS, and EF 85mm 1.8 This is the back of the same wrist watch I photograph yesterday, I’ve had this watch for a very long time and it’s my favorite one, but I really don’t notice those scratches in the back […]

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Wrist Watch Close-Up:Photo of The Day for 02-03-11 Day 34

Swiss Army Watch. Shot with a Canon Rebel XS, and EF 85mm 1.8 It’s past 5 pm and I still haven’t taken a photo for today. I quickly look around my desk and notice my old wrist watch, yeah, that’s it. I use my Rebel xs, EF 85mm F/1.8 with the pro optic auto extension […]

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Tendril. Day 4

A Tendril. My photo for Jan 4, 2011. I took this picture today when I went out to run. I’m always fascinated with tendrils, they can climb they can attached themselves to trees, and as little as they are they can support themselves by forming a strong anchor point. Taken with my Canon Rebel XS […]

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Racing in the Snow? This isn’t right.

Shot at 50mm at F/9 in aperture priority, iso 400, On Camera Flash with 430EX II with Demb Diffuser pro Camera Gear : Canon Rebel XS Canon 430 EX II Speedlite Tamron 17-50mm F/2.8 VC II ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramAperture PriorityExposure Time1/200ISO400Focal Length50mmMetering ModeCenter weighted average

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Tow Mater Stranded

Snow is starting fall here in the east coast so what could be great subject for todays photo of the day. After seeing some snow that accumulated over the night, I immediately thought of bringing tow mater outside for a quick snap. Shot at 50mm at F/8 in aperture priority, iso 400, On Camera Flash […]

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