BetterPhoto Q&A: All About Photography: Photographic Field Techniques: Macro Photography Tip

  Looking for macro photography flowers tips? Do you like to take close up pictures? Take a look at this discussion and this helpful article by Tony Sweet: Fine Art Flower Photography: Creative Techniques. Or consider taking Kerry Drager's Details and Close-ups online photography course.
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  Capabilities of Macro lenses
I'm thinking of purchasing a 100mm macro lens. In addition to close-up photos, can a macro b...
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8/26/2010 7:06:55 PM
 
  Macro Equipment
What is better: a macro lens or diopter close-up attachment? I would like to get into macro photo...
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2/4/2010 6:29:50 AM
 
  Macro Photography
I'm thinking of buying a Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 compact macro lens for my Rebel. Two questions:...
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1/29/2010 9:55:28 AM
 
  Macro Lenses
Hi,I really like shooting macro photos. I have a Canon 50mm f/2.5 compact macro lens and I reall...
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11/28/2009 1:43:58 PM
 
  Telephoto Lens Vs. Macro Lens
Hi,I would like to purchase a lens for my camera. Can you please fill me in on the difference bet...
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12/19/2008 4:39:56 PM
 
  Macro Photography: Extension Tubes
I have the Nikon D50 and have the Sigma 105mm 2.8 DG macro lens. I would like to buy a extension ...
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5/23/2008 12:52:00 PM
 
  What Lens Is Best to Capture Human Iris?
I need to get equipment that will give high resolution when capturing the human iris ... so that ...
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4/15/2008 12:16:55 PM
 
  Macro Lens Vs. Zoom's Macro Setting
I notice a reference in the zoom lens specs for a "Macro setting" mode. Does anyone know what ma...
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11/23/2007 6:16:08 PM
 
  Extension Tubes and Focusing Distance
This is for digital and film. When I want to get really close, but without a lens practically tou...
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10/14/2007 8:19:29 PM
 
  Reflected Flowers, Bees, Etc. in Raindrops
I saw a photo of a rain drop and in it was the reflection of flowers and bees it was fantastic. W...
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1/30/2004 9:13:16 AM
 
  What Should I Stick on My Bellows?
Stimulated by the close-up capabilities of my Oly 3000 digital, I rummaged around in my Fred Film...
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3/13/2002 8:48:57 AM
 
  Do You Need a Special Macro Lens for Macro Work?
I am new to macro photography. I am wanting to buy a lens that I can photograph flowers and inse...
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3/12/2002 8:02:23 AM
 
  Best Aperture and Shutter for Macro Work
I have noticed that movement is more pronounced (or at least I notice it more) when I shoot in ma...
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10/10/2001
 
  Macro Photography and Mirror Lock-up
I am planning to buy the Nikon N80 for macrophotography. Since it does not have mirror lock-up, I...
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8/18/2001
 
  Flash and Macro with Sony DSC-P1 Digital Camera
In low light would it be best to turn off the flash to capture the photo or leave on? Needless to...
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8/15/2001
 
  Sigma 150 Macro vs. Sigma 180 Macro
I currently shoot with Canon EOS 20 D and Canon EOS 5D. Id am considering obtaining a macro lens ...
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2/7/2007 9:09:32 AM
 
  Which Macro Lens Should I Buy?
Please could someone advise me on the best macro to use for photos of flowers and small things in...
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1/1/2007 6:14:08 PM
 
  Camera Support for Macro Photography
So I am going to start taking macro pictures and am curious if I use natural light, do I need to ...
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1/1/2007 7:22:36 AM
 
  Micro Lens Vs. Macro Lens
Is a macro lens the same thing as a micro lens? In your discussions the terms are randomly throw...
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12/20/2006 8:47:04 PM
 
  Buying Tripod for Macro Photography
I am looking for a tripod that is relatively lightweight and compact that I can use for travel. ...
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10/29/2006 5:48:45 PM
 
  Lighting for Tabletop Macro Photography
I would appreciate some ideas on inexpensive lighting for a homemade tabletop studio for macro ph...
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6/26/2006 4:20:35 AM
 
  Macro/Portrait Lens Question
I am looking for a macro and portrait lens. It is between the 60mm or 105mm Micro-Nikkor lenses....
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6/17/2006 6:37:56 PM
 
  Butterfly Photography
I haven't done much nature photography (mostly portrait) and I havent a clue what lens would ...
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6/6/2006 10:28:45 AM
 
  Macro-Effect Filters
Hi all, I was wanting to get some good macro pictures, but it's hard to get as close as I wan...
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5/16/2006 6:47:32 PM
 
  Macro... What Is It?
Does anybody know what macro is? I looked in the user's guide for my camera, and it didn'...
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5/7/2006 8:12:11 PM
 

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