Category Archives: Macro Photography

Photos we have taken with a macro lens.

129-2020 – Chamomile

Today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020”, was taken in my front communal garden, and is a close-up on a chamomile flower. I also liked this image but I like the symmetry in the first image more. A few other shots taken that day during the same session. To capture this image I used a Canon 5D Mark III, with an Oshiro 60mm F2.8 Macro lens in bright sunlight. I can’t remember the exact settings, but from the metadata, I was able to extract the following: ISO 800, 1/250s most likely at F8, 1:1 […]

Macro Photography

Macro Photography (photographing small objects to make them look larger in the photo) is a form of photography that I always liked but never had the tools to do… properly. To get the ball rolling I finally decided to get an entry-level macro lens and start experimenting. This lens is not even available anymore but you might find similar products. One of the first images captured with this lens was in my garden behind the shed where this garden spider with a white cross on its back was hanging out. (no pun intended). I have to admit that I am […]

Garden spider with a white cross on its back