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Memory Catcher: Kleianne’s Wish

You have to admire someone, who, although facing adversity, turns her young mind to macro photography: Well done Kleianne, it was nice to see you and your work on the video!  Thanks to Nicole Beart of […]

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Lamellate flabellate

After saying “lamellate flabellate” a few times, one feels as if [insert deity of choice] is in his heaven and all is well with the world. In fact, it would seem almost pointless to continue writing this blog post, except […]

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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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New Article in Photo Life Magazine

I received my complementary copies of the February/March 2014 issue of Photo Life magazine yesterday. I have a 3½ page article called Bugs in My Camera in this edition, and the images look great. Here’s […]

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The Return of the Week on Sunday

Summer is beginning to burn-out into Fall, the nights are becoming pleasantly cool, and Splendour Awaits will change with the seasons and return to The Week on Sunday. ♦ Spiders in the News? Nora Bryan spins […]

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What’s In My Camera Bag II – The Lightweight Kit

A few days ago I posted the essential kit that I carry on all types of field trips. Here is what I include with the essentials when I am out for a quick 1 to 2 hour walk. […]

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The Week on Sunday #31

♦ Let’s open this Week on Sunday with video by Stanislav Snäll and John Hallmén, working in the field and showing some simple flash diffusion methods:   ♦ Swedish photographers John Hallmén and Stanislav Kind are professional photomacrographers who run the website Makrofokus, an excellent resource […]

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Neighbourhoods for Bugs

Why are bio-diverse gardens important? Take a look at this interesting/odd video from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). Narrated and animated by Daniel Tal, with advice from Ann English (Rainscapes Coordinator, Maryland Dept. […]

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