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?
Daddy Long Leg Spiders – Macro Week
September 30, 2010
Day 4. The Daddy Long Leg Spiders. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS 20DExposure ProgramShutter PriorityExposure Time1/200ISO400Focal Length85mmMetering ModePattern
The Bug – Small and Colorful – Macro Week
September 29, 2010
Day 4. I don’t know what kind of creature this is, but it’s nice and colorful, I see them all time in the bushes. Looks like they feed on leaves and some wild flowers. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramManualExposure Time1/250ISO400Focal Length135mmMetering ModeCenter weighted average
The Fly – Small But Terrible – Macro Week
September 27, 2010
Day 2. The Fly.
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
Pro Optic Budget Auto Extention Tube Set for Canon EOS SLR Cameras Review
August 24, 2010
Months ago I sold my awesome EF 100mm F/2.8 Macro thinking that I wasn’t really into macro photography, but guess what, it’s been three months and I’m still shooting macro and close up photos here and there. A month after I sold my 100mm macro I bought an extension tube from Adorama, just for the […]
Morning Dew – Day 236
August 24, 2010
I was enjoying my morning coffee in the backyard when I noticed the grass, “cool” morning dew. I immediately went back inside and grab my camera with a my 50mm 1.8 with and 31mm extension tube, I then took the shot crawling way below the ground. Gear: EF 50MM F/1.8 Pro Optic Budget Auto Extention […]
Dwellers Beneath the Bushes – Day 235
August 23, 2010
Part of the 2010 Daily Photo Project. I went to a nearby forest hoping to find some small creatures, and luckily I found one. Thank God. Gear: EF 28-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS USM Pro Optic Budget Auto Extention Tube Set for Canon EOS SLR