Very often, when you are taking photographs of a subject with an element of translucency (Like flowers, fruits and vegetables or maybe even a dragonfly… Read More »Tiny Tips 10: Study and use Backlighting for Close-up / Macro Photography
Selecting a lens for Macro Photography starts with the question: What is Macro Photography?
When objects in front of a lens are captured at almost the same size (1:1) on the camera’s sensor, that is Macro Photography. For this, special lenses are used. These lenses are typically able to focus very near the front element of the lens. Their design and clarity need to be exceptional in order to get pleasing results.
So, let’s look at what Macro Photography is, and which lenses are likely to suit your needs the best.Read More »Exceptional Lenses for Macro Photography
Why Filters are Fun
Using filters have always been a fun part of my photography. They allow you to take a photograph of a normal scene, and make it look extraordinary. There are various kinds of filters; coloured filters and special effects filters.
Digital photography allows you to apply much of what these photographic filters can do even after the image is captured, but sometimes using filters while taking your photographs makes a massive difference, especially when you use filters that dramatically change how the image is captured – like an ND filter or starburst filter. That’s when they become fun to use.Read More »Understanding Photographic Filters for Your Lens