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You Say 'Macro'. I Say Maybe...

What ever you call it, macro photography (taken with a macro lens or a micro lens as one manufacturer calls their macro lens) is NOT simply a close-up image.What’s the difference between"close-ups", "macros", and "micrographs" (also known as "micro-photographs" or "photomicrographs")A ‘close-up’ refers to any image zoomed or cropped into a detail such as the close-up of the woman’s lips or the golf ball and club.... continue reading

How To Take Great Pictures of Flowers

The photo (below) in this post of the Snowdrops in my backyard turned out very well. (See the full frame photo in my portfolio). But, it wasn't necessarily going to happen without a bit of planning before snapping the shutter.Here are a few simple steps to consider when you are walking by a nice setting of flowers in order to increase the chances of taking a great shot.If you simply photograph the flowers from waist height you would find that the angle is too high and the distance too great.... continue reading

Just looking for

I have reached my first 10 sales and I´m so so happy about it. But I would like to say one thing. Sometimes we are playing off photographers and forget that our art is not exatly "our". Don´t get me wrong :) Most of all I prefer the nature photo. What nature can conjure up is more than wonderful. In this moment is important only to focus on the right detail of the huge colorful spectrum. I love the details which is unavailable for people without a gift - "stop for a while, calm yourself... continue reading

Panoramas of underrated fields and places

I live in a country that offers a great variety of panoramas... it's quite difficult to choose what is better, so when I am in relax time I usually bring my camera with me to be "ready" for occasional shots... This up here is a sunset shot of a mid-march serene day. It was taken on the seaside here in my Country, Italy, Vibo Valentia, on Mediterranean sea. This period of the year is quite calm for tourists, so people of the place use this port for commercial reasons, preferably in fisheries... continue reading

Toy story

Toys fit perfectly to model real life situation  if you can't go to Africa  or Antarctic  or where sea turtles live.You can even create your treasure island  or a desert  not to mention some common things  All you need is a propper toy continue reading

Face to face with our "relatives"

As it happens when we are confronted with the face of a primate, we sometimes get a shocking impression of looking at somebody who is familiar to us. That happens because many apes share with us our most common feelings like fear, anger, happiness and joy among many others and, what is more important they are able to express this emotions on their face the same way we do.The recent sale of a portrait of a Tufted Capuchin Monkey from Peru gave me the idea of presenting some other close-ups of other... continue reading

A few people around me

My passion was also influenced by a few people around me. My photos are beautiful, but in my area is also some good novice photographer. Allow me to introduce them.As soon as my sister Susan. She likes animals  And my cousin who is a new And finally my friend with whom I have traveled quite often  Whatever they manage a lot of beautiful photos continue reading

A watch

Hi, my dear fellows! I need your feedback and critique on this new photo. Thank you! :) continue reading

New macro lens!

I bought my first macro lens a few day ago and i really enjoy it=). Here are some images i've taken with it continue reading

Goal at 200 photos!

Finnaly rached 200 photos!Actualy little more already,225,but i wont stop!:) continue reading

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