Macro Photography

Macro Photography

Learn more about macro lenses, magnification ratios, depth of field techniques, lighting, stabilization, and more for detailed and stunning macro photography.

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What is a Macro Lens? Everything You Need to Know as a Beginner

Macro Photography, Photography • One Comment

Discover what a macro lens is and the benefits of using one. Learn shooting tips, including what types of lighting to use.

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What Meditation and Macro Photography Have in Common

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Macro photography is difficult at first and then rewarding and relaxing later. You also spend a lot of time on the ground! How macro is...

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A Photographer’s Guide to Macro Lens Photography

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If you've seen close-up shots of plants or insects that seem almost impossible to catch, you've enjoyed macro photography. Let's explore...

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What is a Camera Extension Tube?

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What are the benefits of an extension tube? We lay out the details on how they work, how to use them, and a few popular extension tube models.

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Macro Photography Tricks for Beginners

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7 macro photography tricks, including Photoshop's focus stacking feature, ensuring better focus, creating artful shots, and more....

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Improve Your Macro Photography with Micro Four Thirds Cameras

Gear Reviews, Macro Photography, Photography • 13 Comments

The world of macro photography has been an interest for me ever since I got my first camera. That camera was a little Casio point and shoot...

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Diffraction and Focus Stacking Tutorial for Photoshop CS6

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Adventure photo journalist Jay Goodrich highlights how he overcomes diffraction issues with today’s digital cameras and lenses by stacking multiple focal point images in Adobe Photoshop CS6 via Adobe Lightroom 4.

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The Canon MP-E 65mm Macro Puts the Microscopic Within Reach

Gear Reviews, Macro Photography, Photography • 20 Comments

The MP-E is more than a macro lens – it is a portable microscope with the ability to fill an entire 35mm frame with the texture of...

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