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Photographing and seeing art in cars
The world up close: A conversation with Mike Moats
What is focus stacking?
Close-up liberation: How to maximize your macro setup
Portrait Tips: Save money, use a long lens for shallow depth
Macro photography with the Nikon VR 105mm f/2.8 and D850
Why focus stack when I can just use f/22?
What Is focus stacking?
Portrait Tips: Deep Drama With One Light
Mirrorless Maniac: Shoot TeleFlorals
How to Light Close-up Flower Photos with a Flashlight
Photographing Wildlife Up Close… the Right Way

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Why focus stack when I can just use f/22?

I’ve got three good reasons why using f/22 won’t get you a sharp picture. However, even though I’ve proven these reasons in my own work, you should go try it yourself. The other day, I wrote a brief introduction to

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What Is focus stacking?

When you buy a fast lens with a bright aperture, like f/1.8, you go crazy making photos with a super-shallow depth of field. You photograph flowers where only one stamen is in focus, and you shoot people with super blurry

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Mirrorless Maniac: Shoot TeleFlorals

There are many lenses emerging for our mirrorless cameras, including macro lenses. The thing is about macro lenses that they are often a very good portrait length, and they often offer incredible edge-to-edge sharpness and contrast, but they are usually

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Photographer of the Day: Mark “Machine” Graham

Category: Nature Photographer: Mark “Machine” Graham Title: Still Scott Bourne tells a great story about the photographer who brought $20k of gear to a seminar in a major national park and then complained there was nothing to photograph. The lesson

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header-1

Why focus stack when I can just use f/22?

I’ve got three good reasons why using f/22 won’t get you a sharp picture. However, even though I’ve proven these reasons in my own work, you should go try it yourself. The other day, I wrote a brief introduction to

Read More
Levi Sim header-1

What Is focus stacking?

When you buy a fast lens with a bright aperture, like f/1.8, you go crazy making photos with a super-shallow depth of field. You photograph flowers where only one stamen is in focus, and you shoot people with super blurry

Read More
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Mirrorless Maniac: Shoot TeleFlorals

There are many lenses emerging for our mirrorless cameras, including macro lenses. The thing is about macro lenses that they are often a very good portrait length, and they often offer incredible edge-to-edge sharpness and contrast, but they are usually

Read More
Still by Mark

Photographer of the Day: Mark “Machine” Graham

Category: Nature Photographer: Mark “Machine” Graham Title: Still Scott Bourne tells a great story about the photographer who brought $20k of gear to a seminar in a major national park and then complained there was nothing to photograph. The lesson

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