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Taking a look at macro ring lights

I recently wrote a post on using extension tubes and mentioned how macro ring lights can be very helpful. So in this follow-up, I take a closer look at macro

Better macro photography with Luminar 4

Join Rich Harrington for a look at how to enhance macro photos. Learn about sharpening details as well as zone-based controls. AI Structure is an amazing addition to unlock details

Sony 90mm macro f/2.8

Hands-on with the Sony 90mm f/2.8 macro lens

Looking for a way to photograph with fresh and new perspectives? From nature to portrait, to commercial and artistic photography, a macro lens might just be what you need. Here

What are metering modes?

While it is important, it is also something that frequently gets overlooked. So let’s take a look at metering modes for photography. Most DSLR and mirrorless camera have a variety

Six photography projects to do from home

Going a bit stir crazy in self-isolation? Looking for some fun activities to burn through the hours? How about trying your hand at some of these, especially if they are

Fun with macro photography in the yard

True macro photography is defined as the subject being life-size or larger than the object being photographed. I personally have a slightly looser definition. It means creating an image that

Huge print Xpozer in a gym

Custom made prints of my photos in a gym

I’ve always wanted to display custom made prints of my photos in a gym. That dream recently became a reality with a very cool project! A very cool opportunity I

The Sunday Shutter: December 22, 2019

We’re starting a brand-new weekly feature here at Photofocus, highlighting some of the best content for photographers that we’ve found on the web. Stay tuned every Sunday for more of

Photographing macro flowers in a natural setting

In this video, Joseph Linaschke shows us best practices for capturing macro flower photographs in a natural setting. For more LinkedIn Learning videos about photography, click here. When you start

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

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