Category Archives: Macro

A First for Me

I have done a pretty good amount of macro photography throughout my time shooting, but never have I seen a Tree Frog perch itself on a good looking flower in great light like this! Believe it or not, the little … Continue reading

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Macro

After a rain storm can be the best time for macro photography. The colors are saturated and the drops of water add a unique effect to the image.This was taken yesterday in between rain showers. I shot this using an … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Goal of a Macro Image

The ultimate goal for a macro image for me is to bring you into the life of small critters. For example, people don’t often get close to bees such as this Honey Bee and because of that they don’t get … Continue reading

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Macro Lens Magic

My favorite lens in my arsenal has to be the Nikkor 105mm Micro f/2.8 VR. It is wicked sharp from f/2.8-f/22. Add in the good feel of the lens and you have a winning piece of gear! I was able … Continue reading

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Macro Lens at f/8

My favorite lens in my collection is by far the Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 VR Micro. This lens continues to be an extremely diverse lens that has produced some great images! I love shooting this lens at f/2.8, but for macro … Continue reading

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Recording Basic Biology

Recording basic biology is a key factor to my photography. Whether that be birds feeding, or flies mating as depicted in the photo above. For example, birds on simple perches are what I like to call “pretty photographs”, but when … Continue reading

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Insect Macro

Now that my Mom’s garden is in full bloom, there has been quite the variety of insects feeding on the nectar from the flowers. The most abundant being the Swarthy Skipper. When photographing this insect, I prefer to wait for … Continue reading

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Lilly Macro

This image was created with the Nikkor 105mm Micro f/2.8 VR. This lens is super sharp! and has more than one purpose, which is why it stays in my camera bag all of the time. I stumbled upon this Lilly … Continue reading

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Honey Bee

After the rain fell on Thursday, the sun came out and the flowers glistened. This is the best time to do any macro work, as the winds are usually calm and the light is just amazing! I was photographing various … Continue reading

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After the Rain Falls….

…..And the sun comes out, everything just glistens, and as a photographer, it is my job to capture this natural beauty. The sun adds drama to the image that could not be seen in the same image if it were … Continue reading

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