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Photographing subjects underwater

Field work is a great place for out-of-the-box thinking especially when shooting something challenging like underwater subjects.
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Pay Attention to Negative Space

Learn to focus on your subject and avoid the distractions caused by negative space.
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Bouncing the Light for Macro Photography

In this short video, Varina Patel gives a quick tip about how she handles light on her subject using a simple reflector.
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Riding the plane of focus

In this short video, Varina offers a bit of simple advice for making the most of a very narrow depth of field.
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A Leg Up on Macro Photography

Have you ever tried to compose a photo with a tiny subject through a macro lens? Here is how we do it.
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Capturing Details in Moving Subjects

Every time a wave came in, the foam would crash against the rocks – bursting in a strange, monochrome fireworks display that seemed surreal in its complexity.
Twinsburg, Ohio (OH), USA

Pre-Focus to Photograph Insects

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It would seem rather difficult to photograph insect, but knowing its behavior and how to setup your camera can make it easy.
Marble, Colorado (CO), USA

Aspen on Marble

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I used focus stacking to get everything nice and sharp in this macro shot of an Aspen leaf from Marble, Colorado.
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An Ode to Negative Space

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I am a dreamer. An artist. A mother. A reader. A wanderer. And a lover of negative space.
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Searching for Macro Subjects

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How do you find your macro subjects? This tiny waterfall was no less beautiful for not calling attention to itself.