Tag Archives: macro photography

Hawaii 2018 Workshop report

It is always great to escape to the warm weather of Hawaii in January and this year’s workshop offered a few new twists on my usual itinerary. Yes, the group did 2 helicopter rides (one on the Big Island and one on Kauai) as well as two whale watch outings ,but for me, the highlight […]

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Mistake?/Failure?

I was giving my hands on macro presentation at a local camera club a few days ago and the image above reminded me of the long journey and hard work that it took to get to where I am. It also sparked an idea to share with you about one thing that I have learned […]

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Red

Whether it is a dramatic sunrise/sunset or a beautiful red flower, the color red is a challenging color to photograph. Why? In today’s digital photography world, most pros have taught you to push your histogram to the right edge without touching it and using your highlight alert indicator to show that you have no/very few blown […]

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Sigma 150mm macro lens first impressions

I wasn’t really in any rush to replace my Sigma 180mm macro as it has given me great results over the last 8 years.  The vast majority of my macro gallery were taken using that lens but the new lineup of Sigma O/S macro lenses has intrigued me and I wondered whether I could eek […]

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