I like to go for a lot of walks and sometimes it's with the camera and sometimes it's not. (Shocking. I know! The funny thing is that it's usually at those camera-less times that I find the most interesting subjects!) As I was walking one Sunday morning, I saw this leaf and knew I just had to have it and take it home and give it "the studio treatment." I really like to keep things simple (Hint #2) so for me, the studio treatment is an art book that has white pages and another
When taking photos of insects, whatever you do, don't block the light or the sun that is shining on them. When the light or sun disappears from where they are at rest, it generally means that a predator is after them! Take a moment or two to stand back and observe the direction the light is coming from and then plan where you can stand and get that photo you're after. Dolichopodid flies are particularly sensitive to the loss of light on them and they won't hang around to find
A post or two with some hints and tips on how one can improve with their macro photography. It's a challenging genre but also an extremly enjoyable one!