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Striking a match.

I’m going to try this this weekend. I will report back with how it goes.

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Macro water droplets – Got ’em!

Contrary to the last time I tried to take a picture of a drop of water, I actually thought about it my approach this time. After spending the morning at the aquarium, my plan was to drive home, feed the … Continue reading

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Aquarium photography fail: I went to the aquarium to shoot fish, ended up with birds.

Last week I decided I’d spend this weekend shooting as much as possible. That included going to the Long Beach Aquarium – a place I hadn’t been in maybe 8 years, but one that I wanted to try out some … Continue reading

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Macro Bees in October

I have a giant mother of a tree in my backyard, and every October it blooms these tiny yellow flowers (after it dumps a ton of leaf-wrapped seeds all over my yard.) These flowers are irresistible to bees and for about three … Continue reading

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Gizmodo’s 134 photos of close up bugs

Inspiration. http://gizmodo.com/5930349/134-terrifying-close+ups-of-bugs

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Lady bug redux

I ripped this idea off, not gonna lie.

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Getting creative with a fisheye & Know your plants!

I don’t own a fisheye but I have access to one. I took it with me up the 2 hwy this weekend after my tidepool disaster on a hike in the middle of the day. The stark landscape under the noon … Continue reading

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Slices of vertical space

At some point, I’m going to have to figure out how to get more of my macro shots in focus. Until then, here’s a little shot from my garden last week. Gross.

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Macro lens success; my garden was like a League of Legends match with insects this morning

I accomplished three things this morning: I figured out how to appropriately shoot on (S) this morning in relatively lowish light AND I   did very well on the Manual setting with my macro lens. Also, I unleashed hordes of … Continue reading

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Finally: some fun with the macro

I became abnormally excited when I spied a patch of mushrooms growing in my backyard and had a little fun with the macro, some leftover Easter chicks and a figurine of Han Solo yesterday. Nerds will note that is an … Continue reading

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