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our project 52 week 15: macro

macro photography

Taken with Canon 6D and Canon 100mm 2.8 lens

Settings: Aperture: f/4.5 Shutter Speed: 1/1250 ISO:6400


Macro Photography can be anything you want. I really really love to take photos of flowers, and I have to remind myself that there are other things that deserve a closeup. I’ve always loved the way macro photography makes you slow down to get the details. Because that’s really what it’s about..the details. Like the water drop hanging on the branch, getting ready to fall off.

Or the skin of the fresh raspberry….


macro photography examples

Settings: f/4.5 Shutter Speed: 1/100 ISO 6400

or even the leaves of a dying tulip….

macro photography tulips

 Settings: Aperture: f/2.8 shutter speed: 1/160 ISO 6400

Tips for Macro Photography: Remember, macro photography can be whatever you want it to be. Just remember: keep a steady hand or tripod, manually focus your lens shoot in burst mode. Have fun!!!

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    April 16, 2015 at 11:06 am

    Thanks for explaining Marco. I’m looking forward to trying to get a few shots to link up with you guys later today.

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      April 19, 2015 at 1:00 pm

      Yay! glad it helped!

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    Yum Yucky
    April 16, 2015 at 1:13 pm

    I’ve always loved close up photos but never knew they had a special name. Very cool! I once took a pic of my daughter’s nose. Had no idea there was a booger in there. Unfortunately it came out in the picture way too good.

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      April 19, 2015 at 12:59 pm

      ROFL! You are so crazy. LOL

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    Daenel T
    April 16, 2015 at 6:27 pm

    Beautiful. Such dreamy light.

    I did learn with a quickness that I need to manually focus. I was getting so frustrated and my model aka my daughter was like “Mom, my arm’s gonna fall off.” LOL

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      April 19, 2015 at 12:59 pm

      Yes, manual focus is a must!!

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    April 17, 2015 at 3:18 am

    Dang this is good. I want to catch that little droplet!

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      April 19, 2015 at 12:49 pm

      Thank you! Practice!

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