macro

Photographer of the Day: Mary Wardell

Category: Macro Photographer: Mary Wardell Photo: “2019-01-18 Rainy day close-up!” This photograph of a raindrop getting ready to drip is what I love to see in macro. It shows some action

Photographer of the Day: David Edenfield

Category: Macro Photographer: David Edenfield Photo: “Reaching Out..” David’s flower photograph is a perfect example of why macro is such an effective medium. By having a shallow depth of field, it

Photographer of the Day: Jose Matutina

Category: Macro Photographer: Jose Matutina Photo: “Bee Sees Flower” This macro capture of a bee whizzing towards a flower is a common sight amongst macro photographs. You can see the detail

Photographer of the Day: Andrzej Figlewicz

Category: Macro Photographer: Andrzej Figlewicz Photo: “Juggling Fly” This photograph of the Lucilia Sericata — known as the common green bottle fly — showcases the immense detail that is often presented

Photographer of the Day: EVO GT

Category: Macro Photographer: EVO GT Photo: “VW Camper Sunset at the Dunes” Macro is defined by showing the up-close likeness of an object in an image. In this photograph by EVO

Why are there so many lens choices?

Why are there so many lens choices for your camera? The simple answer is that every photographer sees the world differently requiring the use of different focal length lenses. Different

Weekly Wrap-Up: December 23-29, 2018

The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published this week on Photofocus. This week we talked about getting started with your new camera, photographing Christmas morning, macro photography tips, sharpening using

Getting started with macro photography

Since I recently wrote about capturing the details of the holidays with macro images, I thought I’d expand on the topic a bit more. How to get better macro shots

Ho ho ho macro holidays

There are hundreds, probably thousands of images taken during the holidays. Family, friends, gift unwrapping, food, parties and so much more. Most of those images are wide shots, full scenes

5 Tips for Shooting During the Holidays

Earlier this week Bryan Esler posted an article about Getting Creative on Christmas Morning. Here are a few more tips that may add something different and fun to your holiday

Cambo Actus

Cambo Actus + FUJIFILM GFX-part-2

Testing the Ultimate Technical Camera – part 2 This 2nd part of my examination of the Cambo Actus GFX system focuses (literally) on the lens tilting functionality. The tilting lens

A Low-Key Thanksgiving: Focus on the Details

For the past several years, our Thanksgivings have been pretty low-key as a family. We sleep in, watch football and eat turkey. Needless to say, there’s not much activity…unless you’re

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

Impact Flex Arm Super Clamp Kit, Tested and Reviewed

I recently put the Impact Flex Arm Super Clamp Kit through my rigorous testing process, which involves using it in a variety of photography situations, coming up with ways to put it to work getting the shots I want, and generally abusing the *bleep* out of it to see how it stands up to wear and tear. While it’s not what I think of as the usual gear for nature photographers, I found it useful for a number of my photo pursuits both indoors and out in my backyard photo studio/nature sanctuary.