Tag Archive | "close-ups"

The Joy of Low Angle Flowers

Thursday, September 9, 2010

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The Joy of Low Angle Flowers

As summer starts to wind down, there are still a lot of flowers to be photographed! Summer garden flowers are still looking good, while fall blooming species both in gardens and in the wild are beginning to blossom. The most common way flowers are photographed is from a position about 45 degrees above the blossom. […]

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Low-Angle Close-Ups

Saturday, May 8, 2010

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Low-Angle Close-Ups

[Editors Note: This week is Macro week here on DPE with Rob Sheppard. We'll be having a macro tip every day, make to sure to check them all out!] Look at a lot of close-up and macro photography. Notice how much of it is looking down on the subject. Nothing wrong with that but it […]

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Macro Week: Wide-Angle Close-Ups

Friday, May 7, 2010

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Macro Week: Wide-Angle Close-Ups

[Editors Note: This week is Macro week here on DPE with Rob Sheppard. We'll be having a macro tip every day, make to sure to check them all out!] Last time we looked at telephoto lenses. With all the advantages to them, you might wonder why I would even consider wide-angle lenses up close — […]

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Macro Week: Telephoto Close-Ups

Thursday, May 6, 2010

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Macro Week: Telephoto Close-Ups

[Editors Note: This week is Macro week here on DPE with Rob Sheppard. We'll be having a macro tip every day, make to sure to check them all out!] One of the reasons that I really like to use more than a macro lens for close-up work is that I love to use telephotos for […]

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Macro Week: Focusing the Macro and Close Up Shot

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

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Macro Week: Focusing the Macro and Close Up Shot

[Editors Note: This week is Macro week here on DPE with Rob Sheppard. We'll be having a macro tip every day, make to sure to check them all out!] It isn’t that focusing itself is hard when you are up close, it is that focusing on the right spot is hard. The closer you get […]

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Macro Week: Why a Macro Lens

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

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Macro Week: Why a Macro Lens

[Editors Note: This week is Macro week here on DPE with Rob Sheppard. We'll be having a macro tip every day, make to sure to check them all out!] I own and use macro lenses. If I also own and use extension tubes and achromatic close-up lenses, then why do I need macro lenses? I […]

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Macro Week: Getting Close Without a Macro Lens

Monday, May 3, 2010

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Macro Week: Getting Close Without a Macro Lens

[Editors Note: This week is Macro week here on DPE with Rob Sheppard. We'll be having a macro tip every day, make to sure to check them all out!] A lot of people believe the only way to get quality close-up photographs is with a macro lens. There are some advantages of a macro lens […]

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Macro Week: The Joy of Macro

Sunday, May 2, 2010

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Macro Week: The Joy of Macro

[Editors Note: This week we are having a Macro Photography Tip every day, starting today, Sunday all the way thru Saturday!] I love close up and macro photography. For me, this is about more than taking pictures. It is about entering a different world than we normally see. Kodak once did some research that said […]

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