Tag Archives: Nikon

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Macro Flash Brackets

What makes a good macro flash bracket? It needs to be able to firmly hold your flash and diffuser near the macro focus-points of your lens, whether you are shooting vertically or horizontally. If you […]

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Revisiting the Stumpstabber

One of the most consistently popular blog posts at Splendour Awaits has been The ‘Stump Stabber’ – An Ichneumon Wasp, a post I made on June 8, 2010. I am glad that it remains popular, because for […]

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My Equipment

For the photo-tech junkies, here is an outline of the major pieces of equipment I use. I am a B&H affiliate, so I have linked the equipment to B&H where you can get more information on the […]

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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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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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Small-group Macro Workshop Calendar for Winter 2013

The Edmonton Small-group Macro Workshop Calendar for Winter 2013 is now online! Additional details and requirements for each course will be posted soon, but don’t delay registering for the course you want.

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Pleased to meet you…

The last friendly face a visiting bee or butterfly may see… (27 July, 2010. Nikon D80 with Tamron 90mm f2.8 macro lens. Diffused flash. ISO 200, 1/200 sec. @ f “45“) Related articles Why the […]

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Carlo Galliani – The Missing Photograph

Yesterday on The Week on Sunday I directed people to the beautiful macro photography of Carlo Galliani. I had earlier requested his permission to use one of his photos, but his response came too late. […]

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