macro photography

Loawa has released another macro lens – the 58mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO for mirrorless cameras

Sep 23, 2022
John Aldred

When it comes to macro lenses, the name that springs to mind most these days is Laowa, produced by Venus Optics. Now, they’ve added another…

Canon RF 100mm f/2.8L IS Macro goes head-to-head against its EF mount predecessor – Is it really worth upgrading?

Aug 11, 2022
John Aldred

Canon’s EF mount 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM lens has been one of the most respected macro lenses out there for years, for any camera…

These magical slo-mo macro videos reveal the hidden beauty of everyday objects

Jul 29, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

I always say that macro photography helps us reveal a whole new world even in the most mundane, everyday objects. But if you pair extreme…

How to get started with macro photography on the cheap using extension tubes

Jul 8, 2022
John Aldred

If you’ve always thought about dabbling in macro (and let’s face it, that’s most of us) but really can’t justify going out and spending a…

Want to take macro wildlife photos? Start with these five tips

Jun 24, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

Macro photography is fun and it opens up a whole new world of creative possibilities. Naturally, the same goes for macro photos of wildlife such…

Fotodiox release new auto extension tubes for shooting macro with L mount cameras

Jun 23, 2022
John Aldred

Extension tubes are one of the best ways to get started in macro. They’re easy to use with your existing lenses to be able to…

This beautiful macro time lapse film will make you think about the climate emergency

Mar 22, 2022
Alex Baker

It seems like there is never a week without some sort of reference in the news to the global climate emergency. In fact, just this…

These extreme macro shots will make you appreciate the humble fly in a whole new way

Feb 16, 2022
Alex Baker

There are macro images, and then there are extreme macro images. Photographer Marco Retana from Costa Rica specialises in macro images of insects that are…

Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO now comes in L-mount, too

Feb 16, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

This time last year, Venus Optics starter making some of its most popular lenses in the L-mount version. And now it’s 85mm’s turn. From now…

Watch this satisfying time-lapse of pink oyster mushrooms growing

Feb 16, 2022
Alex Baker

We’ve shown time-lapses of mushroom growing antics before, and they just keep getting better and better. There’s not much more satisfying than a really good…