Well I wanted to share a couple of things with you all. First off I have broke the 200 images and am well on my way to breaking 300!Secondly I wanted to share a little bit about the use of extenders and turning your regular lenses into macro lenses for 5$ All these images of bees and bugs where taken with a 18-55mm lens and a 5$ attachment on amazon. However the trick is in lighting your subjects with flash. Using no more than a white piece of paper and a speed light flash on... continue reading
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Manual flash photography is a must when you are indoors and shoot in poor light, I stand on a stool and shooting with a 105mm Sigma macro, this is one of my tests I have done with my new objectiv Sigma EX 105 / 2.8 DG OS HSM Macro. This lens is compatible with the Sigma 1.4 and 2x converters. The chef who cooks burgers on Romanian way, moving all the time so I take many pictures before I will be satisfied. Sigma 105 / 2.8 OS is a very sharp lens, and performs well already on the largest opening. It... continue reading
What I think about the difference of Sigma Sigma 50mm and 105mm macro lenses is that with Sigma EX 105 / 2,8 DG OS HSM Macro avoids the insects fly away when you do not have to go so close to the object. After that you get a little more Dof dots out of focus when shooting with a higher focal value. continue reading
So happy with my Sigma EX 105 / 2,8 DG OS HSM Macro has-made a number of photo shoots in different environments and this is freehand, and I'm amazed at how well I have been with this amazing lens is an affordable lens .Well worth taking a look at, to be an interesting summer with a lot of macro photography. Flowers and insects, best regards Tommy Hammarsten 2016 continue reading
Last week I got a 60mm macro lens for my Nikon d5200. I wrote on the message board and got some helpful comments so thank you for those. It took me a while to get used to how to get the best results and I am sure I have much to learn but I a quite pleased with my first results. So now I would like to document my journey with my lens... and get some tips.I am really amazed that the first two photos I uploaded (more as a trial) actually got accepted so I am very happy. These are just... continue reading
Hi,I'd like to share with You a short tale about my first two stock phtotos. Unfortunately still without sale. First one is macro - very nice vintage metal flower, which is an element of an old rusty gateway between the old Warsaw church the name Św. Katarzyny and it's offices. Very nice old church, where I was babtised :) This photo is one ofthe whole session, I have done some time ago. I hope You'll find it interesting. The second and very sentimental for me,... continue reading
Insects are a very interesting subject to photograph. Can be useful, however, to have some foresight, to get a better result. Know your "enemy" insects are an interesting subject to photograph because they are virtually everywhere, but it must be familiar with the biology of the species that interest us, to be able to photograph them. I therefore strongly recommend to buy a small field manual on the entomological fauna of your region, or about the group of insects of you interest.... continue reading
I would like to show you three of my backgrounds which I really love. Maybe just because all of them are simple. And of course because I just bought new camera and I want to learn what all I could do with that. :)First one was really hard to take, because I had Olympus OM-D with basic objective 12 - 50mm. Same objective for second and third one is with same, but more expensive objective. You know, I´m beginer, but I´m happy I can upload my pictures here and I hope, one day I will take better... continue reading
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