Tag Archives: close-up

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Photographing Autumn Fungi

We’ve had fairly regular rainfall this year, and the garden and natural areas around us are lush. This means ideal conditions for fall fungi and a great time to grab your camera, tripod, reflector, diffuser […]

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Photography Workshops for Spring/Summer 2015

The photography workshop schedule for 2015. Please click the links for more details. June 13, Getting to know your Canon. Ellis Bird Farm. July 4, Intermediate Macro Photography. Ellis Bird Farm. July 7, Garden Photography at […]

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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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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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Contemplating Canon…

Since I began this bug  photography blog I have been super-impressed by the results of  the photographers that use the  Canon MP-E 65 mm 1-5X macro lens. Many well-respected macro photographers on the web are […]

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The Nikon R1 Close-up Speedlight Remote Kit

Note that this review is for R1 Wireless Close-Up Speedlight System that is triggered by the on-camera flash. If your model of Nikon camera does not have wireless flash ability, you will need the R1C1 Wireless Close-Up […]

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White Backgrounds – Part II

(N.B. 12 Nov 2013. I now use this white box.) Due to overwhelming popular demand (thanks, Ted!) I have been discussing how I make bug images with white backgrounds without the need of tedious PhotoShop work. […]

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