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Benefits of Photographing in Nature during Midday

If you just happen to set out photographing in nature in the middle of the day, then you may have a more difficult time finding light that has the direction or the quality you’d like. The sun rests high [more…]

Enhance Outdoor Light for Macro Photography

The ability to enhance the daylight to suit your close-up and macro subjects is entirely dependent on having the right tools for the job. Learn about some of the specific tools and techniques that work [more…]

Equipment List for Photographing in Nature

The natural world is home to limitless macro and close-up photographic opportunities. Whether you wish to document new species in the rain forest, find interesting subjects to photograph right in your [more…]

Lens Accessories for Nature Macro Photography

Subjects in the natural world have varying tendencies, requiring various photographic approaches. The lens or filter that enables you to get the close-up shot for one subject may not be appropriate for [more…]

How to Photograph Insects Up Close

Insects are easier to photograph than other living things in that they’re less finicky and more willing to cooperate with the camera. The best way to learn tendencies of a certain type of subject is to [more…]

Close-Up Photographs of Ants

Ants are easy to find but not as easy to photograph as you might think. They’re almost always on the move, making it difficult to compose the frame of your choice or to position your point to focus exactly [more…]

Find and Photograph Animals in Nature

Nature provides many elements that are suitable for macro and close-up photography, such as insects and other small creatures, spider webs, and much more. Some of these elements may be readily available [more…]

Macro Photography for Flowers and Plants

Flowers and plants are commonly used as subjects in macro and close-up photography, and rightfully so. In many cases flowers and plants depend on their attractiveness for reproduction. So it’s only natural [more…]

Find Local Plants and Animals for Macro Photography

Walking about and waiting for things to jump out at you is one method to capturing macro and close-up shots of natural subjects, but if you prefer to have more control over your destiny, then there are [more…]

Nature Macro Photography in Early Morning

The light created at dawn is ideal for nature photography because of its soft quality and subtle directionality. This type of light seems to wrap around subjects, producing a three-dimensional look with [more…]

Close-Up Nature Photography at Dawn

Certain elements present only in the early morning help lend a sense of narrative to a close-up nature photograph that causes viewers to read into it.

One of the main giveaways that an image was photographed [more…]

How to Shoot the Frames for a Panoramic Photo with Your Digital SLR

After you’re ready to shoot frames, grab your dSLR camera and tripod (if you’re going to use it) and go find an interesting subject — the wider or taller, the better. [more…]

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