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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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Zoom

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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Zoom

If your picture isn’t good enough, you’re not close enough. -Robert Capa No better words have been spoken. For stills or for video. When I started shooting I had not heard those words but my gear forced me to live it. The servo zoom on my old Ikegami ate up so much power my two […]

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