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Mobile Mondays: Photographing heart-shaped bokeh for a fun Valentine’s phone background
My seven favorite tools for macro flowers
Living large by photographing small: Easy stay-at-home macro photography ideas
Macro photography at home: Exploring the micro-world of seashells
Macro photography at home: Creating otherworldly scenes with hand sanitizer
Beyond Technique: Monica Royal discusses macro and fine art photography
Exploring tiny worlds with macro photography
Mobile Mondays: Creating a rough draft with your phone
How I got the photo: Preying mantis macro image
Sigma announces 105mm f/2.8 Macro for mirrorless
Focus stacking with a macro rail
Taking a look at macro ring lights

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Sigma announces 105mm f/2.8 Macro for mirrorless

This morning, Sigma announced the 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro | Art lens, for both Sony E-mount and L-mount. It is the first prime macro lens designed by Sigma exclusively for full-frame mirrorless cameras. The camera offers a 1:1 magnification,

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Focus stacking with a macro rail

Well, there are some buzz words for you — focus stacking, macro rail … but what does it all mean? In layman’s terms, it is a guide that sits on your camera to help with moving your focal point in

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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 ring lights and the benefits of them. Getting in really

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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 as well.   Luminar works as both an application and

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Extension tubes: The good, the bad & the ugly

What are extension tubes you ask? They sit between your lens and your camera body, reducing the minimum focus distance of your lens and magnify your images. Long story short, they help create macro images without a macro lens. Extension

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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 are my thoughts on my up-close and personal hands-on with

Read More
sigma105-featured2

Sigma announces 105mm f/2.8 Macro for mirrorless

This morning, Sigma announced the 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro | Art lens, for both Sony E-mount and L-mount. It is the first prime macro lens designed by Sigma exclusively for full-frame mirrorless cameras. The camera offers a 1:1 magnification,

Read More
JuliePowell_Rail_banner

Focus stacking with a macro rail

Well, there are some buzz words for you — focus stacking, macro rail … but what does it all mean? In layman’s terms, it is a guide that sits on your camera to help with moving your focal point in

Read More
JuliePowell_Light Header

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 ring lights and the benefits of them. Getting in really

Read More
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 as well.   Luminar works as both an application and

Read More
JuliePowell_Vello

Extension tubes: The good, the bad & the ugly

What are extension tubes you ask? They sit between your lens and your camera body, reducing the minimum focus distance of your lens and magnify your images. Long story short, they help create macro images without a macro lens. Extension

Read More
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 are my thoughts on my up-close and personal hands-on with

Read More
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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 of metering modes. Just to be equally as confusing, different

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