The Digital Photo Guy

Tag: Composition

Poor Man’s (or Woman’s) Macro

by on Mar.21, 2011, under Composition, gear, Monday Morning Tips

Macro Photography on the Cheap

The Annual Spring Desert Wildflower and Macro Photography Workshop is this coming weekend, March 26 and 27. To make the most of opportunities that abound for macro (close- up) images of flowers, bugs and other subjects that appear in spring, here’s a short primer on several low cost ways to get into close-up photography.

Most people immediately think of a dedicated macro lens when first considering macro photography. This produces the best images but also costs the most. For example, Canon offers several dedicated macro lenses ranging in price from $450 to $1500. On a positive note, unlike other macro solutions, dSLR macro lenses make for some very good portrait lenses. More

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Collecting Cloud Photos

by on Aug.06, 2010, under Articles, Composition, Photo Editing, Photos, Photoshop CS2/4, Photoshop Elements

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Cloud Photos

I stepped outside the other day and was amazed at the clouds above the house. I don’t often see clouds in San Diego and I especially don’t see unusual or interesting cloud formations.


All these were taken within moments of each other but because I faced different directions, the light shifted, causing the colors to be different in each.

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