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Approaches to Macro Photography

How many paths to macro photography? Let me count the ways… the impulse shooter:  “Wow. Quick, grab a picture of that beautiful/weird/yucky bug! ” BugGuide receives many examples this kind of image every day. the natural […]

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Macro Photography: what’s it good for?

What is close-up and macro photography really good for? getting closer to nature…real close! Macro photography is a great way to explore insects, fungi, mosses, lichens in their habitat. contributing to science through citizen science projects […]

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Thinking Out Loud: The Year Ahead

1 January, 2014 Formal public New Year’s resolutions are an all too rigid way of committing yourself to change, and very likely to fail. Throughout the year I am constantly planning ahead; remixing, responding and […]

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2013: Looking Back

2013 in rear-view:  ◊ Regarding macro bug photography, 2013 was a pivotal year for me. In the spring I received my first published magazine interview, began teaching my first macro photography workshops, held my first photo […]

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Bugs with Coffee

Had a great afternoon yesterday. While the snow was piling-up, I was cosy inside the home doing a macro workshop for a teenage girl and her father. Very pleasing to work a youngster when they […]

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Book Review: Digital Macro & Close-up Photography by Ross Hoddinott

Matt Cole first brought this book to my attention, and with his recommendation, (and having borrowed the first edition from our local library a few years ago) I did not wait long to order a copy of […]

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Alberta Bug Photography Workshops

I am in the process of developing materials and schedules for workshops for 2013. I plan to hold the first two introductory workshops (Intro. to DSLRs and Macro Equipment)  in February/March, so  if you are […]

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Spring Dreaming

Still battling inertia in 2013… Like others I am going through a bout of the doldrums now. While I always look forward to winter to catch up with the many tasks I ignore in the warmer months, […]

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