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Weekly Challenge – Macro Photography

Image: By Pison Jaujip

By Pison Jaujip

Earlier I posted several macro, or close-up images to give you some ideas. Now it’s time for you to get out and try it. If you don’t have a macro lens there are plenty of other methods you can use that are less expensive if buying a new lens isn’t an option.

Here’s a few articles and resources on different options for doing macro photography:

So there’s your reading material, now show us your macro images!

Remember get creative with what you photograph. Try shooting everyday, ordinary things and see what they look like close up – even the dog! Make sure you still keep in mind all the other aspects of good photography like: composition, lighting, and camera settings.

Image: By Casey Myers

By Casey Myers

Image: By Sean Rogers

By Sean Rogers

Image: By Martin Heigan

By Martin Heigan

Image: By nick@

By nick@

Once you’ve taken your macro shots we’d love to see them in comments below. Simply upload your shot into the comment field (look for the little camera icon in the Disqus comments section as pictured below) and they’ll get embedded for us all to see or if you’d prefer upload them to your favourite photo sharing site and leave the link to them.

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Darlene Hildebrandt
Darlene Hildebrandt

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