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My artificial island made for insect macro shoots

I made this micro-island from plastic, sand, rocks and seashells and I put on it various insects. A photo studio for these tiny "models".Is very comfortable to shoot on this island, I can rotate it for good angle. This video show the moment when I put a can full of caterpillars over the spider, a really assault from the sky :)Around the island is water, as you can see the caterpillars can swim but the spider was keept at place to do the web. I have another video with the spider and the web.... continue reading

Check out my talented friend !

Have a look at my friend's images, he has just gotten in to the stock business, give him some support.He is a master of macro i think, I really enjoy to see what he's uploading. And I'm very excited yet to see he's first sale=).Mackan88 continue reading

Tripods...Useful or Too Heavy to Carry?

Many of you already know that in order to capture tack sharp images either with a macro lens or a telephoto, you must use a sturdy tripod.Additionally, using a shutter release and changing the setting within your camera to keep the mirror up, will all help assure the sharpest images possible with your own specific set-up.I believe we have all been guilty that we just want to go out and snap some images and not wanting to lug around a heavy tripod, I have been there.Later, i have regretted... continue reading

Traveling with your own backgrounds

This image was taken in my backyard.While normally the background would have been green and brown.I have a black cloth that I keep with my camera gear to set the image in the foreground and cause it to pop off of the background.In this case the black really made the subject pop.If it was taken off of the natural greens and browns it would have been a mediocre image.You can go to Walmart and purchase some fabric (i.e. black, white or a color of your choosing) that can yield dramatically... continue reading

Sigma 50mm DG macgro

Very happy with my lens sigma dg macro. My picture of raspberries and blueberries in the glass, I was pleased with do you agree? continue reading

Cool compound eyes,movie star?

Cool compound eyes, the movie star?A cheap device's toss,try to do better!Happy new year everybody!!! continue reading

Sigma 50mm DG macgro

Bought a sigma 50mm 2.8 lens and am completely satisfied. Takes great pictures with stunning bokeh. Is to recommend when the price is not so high.Takes also fine portraits. continue reading

Insignificant skills

A macro lovers,try my best to achieve ecological photography,through continuous efforts to study, strive to do better! continue reading

Today I have sold five macro images of my jumping spiders!!!

I am very happy to see that today I have sold five macro images of jumping spiders in a row. Unfortunately all five was subscription sales, but still, I am glad that someone discovered my photos of those cute little jumpers and buyed them.I really need to say that I love macro photography, and jumping spiders are my favorite macro subjects that I just love to shoot. I think that they are amazingly photogenic little salticid creatures.Macro photography sales does not rate so high in microstock... continue reading

So you want to be a Macro photographer

Ok, for ages I have toyed with the idea of trying out macro photography.Normally I end up leaving this thought on the back burner thinking it's a lot of trouble to photograph bugs.Any hows today I stumbled across this great video by Thomas Shahan's videoon shooting bugs, his results are pretty amazing and would be a very good bench mark of quality to aim for if your thinking of selling bug photo's on DT.Many of his pictures can be seen here on his website : Thomas Shahan bug pic's.... continue reading

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