Pets – Shoot Your Best Friends!

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They’re part of our families – they need to be part of our family photo albums, but getting them to say “cheese” for the camera can be frustrating. Although not quite as glamorous as an African photo safari, a photo … Read More

Tips For Fall Photos

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Falling For Fall Well, Fall is here – and soon the trees are going to be popping with color and people everywhere are going to be out with their cameras trying to capture that color. Here are a few tips … Read More

12: Reading Histograms

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One of the nicest things about digital photography is the immediate gratification – you get to see what you’ve shot right away. Most everyone checks their photos right after taking them by viewing them on the camera’s LCD screen – … Read More

06: Macro – Technique

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Special Considerations Success in macro photography requires precise technique. The slightest camera movement records as huge shakes, depth of field is measured in fractions of an inch instead of feet, and simply composing and positioning the camera is, in itself, … Read More

05: Macro – Macro Lenses

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By far the most convenient and best performing option for macro photography is a lens built for macro photography – a macro lens. More than just a “close focusing” lens…By definition, a macro lens is a lens that produces a … Read More

04: Macro – REALLY Close

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OK – you want to get some extreme magnification – more than close-up diopters of standard extension tubes will supply. What are your options? Well, you have several – all with their own benefits and limitations. Below are a few. … Read More

03: Macro – Extension

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Extension – It’s Just Space One great way to get some serious magnification is to put some space between the camera and the lens – the further from the film plane you move any lens, the closer that lens is … Read More