macro photography

This rare medical lens shoots super-sharp macro photos

Feb 12, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

Non-photographic lenses such as projector or spy lenses can be used for taking some stunning photos. But have you considered using a medical lens? Mathieu…

Two simple ways to use any lens for macro photography

Feb 11, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

If you want to shoot macro photography, sure, you can buy dedicated macro lenses. But, there are two simpler and cheaper ways to go macro…

Focus stacking: 89 images of an old screw

Dec 19, 2018
Daniel Sigg

I love macro photography as it enables us to see the beauty in small things. For this particular project, I wanted to show details (including…

Watch this ultra macro video of the collodion wet plate process

Nov 13, 2018
Markus Hofstätter

Normally I create photographs. This time, however, the final product is a video where you can follow the change of crystals/salts from the collodion wet…

Can you identify these 10 extreme close up macro subjects?

Nov 9, 2018
John Aldred

Macro photography is such a fascinating subject. Getting that close to something isn’t something we normally see. We get to observe minute details that we’d…

The Irix 150mm f/2.8 is coming in December and you can pre-order now

Nov 7, 2018
John Aldred

Before Irix officially announced their new Dragonfly 150mm f/2.8 macro lens at Photokina, they teased us with a few videos. Now, though, they’ve released pricing…

These are the winning photos from the 2018 Nikon Small World competition, prepare to be amazed

Oct 16, 2018
Dunja Djudjic

Nikon Small World competition was founded in 1974 to recognize excellence in photography through the microscope. The results of the 44th competition have just been…

This is the fastest way to focus stack your images in Photoshop

Aug 28, 2018
Dunja Djudjic

There are situations when the best method to get a perfectly sharp landscape image is to focus stack it. In this video tutorial, photographer Mark…

If you have no money for a macro lens, the kit lens can be a great option

Jul 3, 2018
Mithun M. Das

I am in no way a professional photographer: my gear includes a Nikon D5200 body, with the Nikkor 18-55mm VR II kit lens, the Nikkor…

The ultimate focus stacking guide for landscape photographers

Jun 29, 2018
Christian Hoiberg

It’s becoming harder to get the entire image sharp with the constantly wider lenses and more extreme foregrounds that are used in today’s photography. Even…