Tag Archives: Close-up

Sweating the small stuff

The latest Readers Photo Challenge assignment of macro/close-up photos required people entering the challenge had to forgo envisioning pictures of grand vistas and think small. The subjects of close-ups are often virtually underfoot and may be ordinarily missed or go unnoticed. One has to forget about the overall and concentrate on the details or in […]

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Challenge reminder: Close ups

This the last weekend for submissions to the latest Readers Photo Challenge assignment : Close-ups. The have been a submissions that have been a little unclear on the concept of a close-up. The definition of a close-up or macro photo is one that is shot as close as your camera will allow, basically the minimum […]

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It’s a small world

Some genres of photography such as landscapes or architectural photography deal with subjects on a grand scale but for this month’s Readers Photography Challenge assignment you’re going to have to think small, really small. The delicateness of spider’s web, the tenuousness of a raindrop clinging precariously to a leaf or the elegant curve of a […]

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Holy macro!

A bee lands on a sunflower under partly cloudy skies along Highway 4 near Woodsbro Road in San Joaquin County just east of Stockton. Shot with a Nikon D2x and a 16-35mm wide-angle zoom lens. Exposure: f/16 @ 1/250th of a second with fill flash. “I am big. It’s the pictures that got small” – […]

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