DIY Macro Studio / Light Tent / Light Box for Less than $5.00
November 29, 2010
Yeap, only $5.00. That’s assuming you have all the materials needed, like the box, the garbage bag, poster boards etc. I was looking for some cheap chinese made light tents on ebay but they still cost around $30 a set, so I said to myself, why not make one, and here’s what I came up. […]
Todays Macro Tip, Patience, You’ll Need a Lot of Them.
November 22, 2010
Yes, it’s true. If you are serious about macro insect photography there are times that you will need a lot of patience and a lot of practice with your gear. Because insects / bugs move quite a lot, you will have a hard time getting them in focus, unless your insect subject stay still until […]
Use Flash in Your Macro Photography.
November 15, 2010
Taken handheld. Flash Off Camera slightly to my left. When I started doing macro I struggle a lot and didn’t really know what was missing , until I realized, “Light”, lots and lots of light. And after this, everything became easy, thanks to my handy Canon 430 EXII flash and my Demb Diffuser Pro. The […]
Macro Photography On A Budget – Close-up Filter or Extension Tube
November 8, 2010
There has been a lot of discussion about this topic and my answer, again, is of course, it depends on your budget. Close-up filters are generally cheaper compare to extension tubes and extension tubes are cheaper compare to true Macro Lenses. What’s the difference between the two?
Macro Mondays : Shooting Macro with a Telephoto Lens.
November 1, 2010
Taken using a Canon EF 70-200mm F/4 IS USM Lens Some have asks if a telephoto lens can be use in macro photography. The answer is certainly yes. The photo above was taken on a foggy summer morning using a Canon EF 70-200mm F/4 IS USM Lens. Although it’s not a real macro but a […]
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.