I Love Macro Photography

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    Don't Actually Have A Macro Lens, But...

    I've had some success faking it with a telephoto. Even with that, I'm amazed at how much detail I can get. I really want an actual macro lens, though, so I can get more depth of field. As it is, if I take a photo of a dragonfly, its body will be perfectly sharp, but the tips of...
    SomeRandomHuman SomeRandomHuman
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 29, 2012

    I love macro. I got one

    for my iphone and took this
    foreveralways1993 foreveralways1993
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Mar 9, 2014

    An Ambition Realised...

    I always wanted to try macro photography it was one of my life ambitions. When my grandmother died she left me some money (not a vast amount). I put the money towards a macro lens for my digital SLR camera. My grandmother was an eccentric character and I think she would have...
    MarvinAfrica MarvinAfrica
    1 Response Aug 19, 2009

    Any Tips For "micro" Photography ?

    I've always enjoyed shooting macro. Lately my sons and I have been exploring the world via his microscope - found some INCREDIBLE things! Would really like to save some of them as a photographic image, share them with friends, etc. Is there an adaptor you can use to connect the...
    lrob lrob
    36-40, M
    Jun 16, 2010

    Macro Photography and Me.

    I started with Macro photography some 14 years ago with the 'macro' end of  telephoto zoom lens. Initially my interest was in capturing flowers in full bloom but it just grew like Topsy. I have taken pictures of spiders webs, shells and other nature topics using my Olympus...
    CarolineBelinda CarolineBelinda
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 19, 2009

    My First Macro Movie

    I've had a macro camera lense for a while now but could never find anything interesting to photograph. Last week I was sitting in my garden when I saw a snail crossing the table and ran inside to get my camera and try out a few shots. I ended up with a little movie that came out...
    Mylo Mylo
    May 2, 2012

    A Challenge

    I haven't actually started with Macro as yet but learning what equipment I should assemble. Already I have a Canon EOS Elan IIe with 28-80mm lense. I wish I had waited 2 more months and purchased a Digital mode with same body & lense.  Recently a bought a Canon Power...
    OregonJoe OregonJoe
    70+, M
    1 Response Nov 23, 2008
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