Tag Archives: Photographer

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What I did last summer

Last summer was not very productive in regards to the diversity of bugs photographed, partly because I spent a lot of my free time visiting Edmonton’s Goldbar Park. Thanks to a tip from Gary Anweiler, […]

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Linkfest – A World Guide to Macro Photography

  Some of the best macro photographers in the world take the time to share their equipment choices and the techniques they use. I’ve attempted to gather some of these informational posts in the links […]

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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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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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Pole Dancing: Macro Style

Here is a simple and cheap DIY technique I picked up from ace macro photographer, Brian Valentine (aka: Lord V.).  A  bean pole can be used for gaining vertical stability when using your hand-held camera […]

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Macro Tools Workshop

It’s finally here. I have pulled together the first of a full range of macro photography workshops. The survey indicated that learning about macro equipment was most important for the majority of respondents, so it […]

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Book Review – Digital Outdoor Photography by Heather Angel

Earlier this year I did a feature on Heather Angel, one of the photographers who had a strong influence on me when I first began doing nature and macro photography. At the time I had […]

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Feature Photographer: Heather Angel

It is with great pleasure  (I’m grinning as I type this!) that I present this interview with Heather Angel. Heather was one of the first photographers who inspired me to pursue nature photography when I discovered her early […]

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