Archive for the ‘Macro Photography’ Category

Museums are great places to take your camera, if they let you … not all museums do. So when an exclusive opportunity arose for a photo club trip to the local, ‘Museum of the Mountain West’ I was in. Because it was in the middle of a bright, sunny day I decided ahead of time […]


Love/Hate

09Mar15

I have a question for all you photographer’s out there. Have you ever created an image and you just couldn’t decide whether you like it or not? It happens to me from time to time. Here’s one that I’ve been holding at bay for months because I just can’t decide! Let me know your thoughts!


MACRO Magic!

23May14

On a recent trip to photograph some old farms, some branches caught my eye. I was attracted to the way rain drops clinged to them … all in a row. So, after shooting the buildings for a while I decided to attach my 100mm macro lens and play with the branches before they dried. Facing […]


More MACRO

17Jun13

I thought I’d follow up the MACRO Photography & The Natural World workshop I co-presented on June 15th with more macro images. These images were captured this spring and are all from the natural world. Here are 10 of the tips that participants learned: Macro images require that your chosen center of interest be very […]


Here are two images from from just one of the set-ups we’ll be doing at Pinelands Photography School’s, MACRO Photography & The Natural World workshop next weekend. This is simply seltzer water and some plastic flowers in a small, square tank. I used an ordinary desk lamp and daylight balanced OttLite bulb to illuminate the […]


Here’s a fun technique to try with your macro lens! Get out early in the morning when there is dew on the grass and lay down facing the sun. With an open aperture in the f/2.8 – f/5.6 range, focus on one dew drop and shoot away. If you are hand-holding you’ll want to boost […]


Museums and historic sites are great places to have some photo fun. When I was in school my favorite subject was Art (of course) but my second favorite was History. I’ve always been drawn to movies and shows that are set in a time gone by. I love old-fashioned visuals and settings. It makes sense […]