Macro flower photography: a simple setup for perfect pictures

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 07/10/2012 07:00am
    Macro flower photography: a simple tutorial for perfect pictures

    Learn how to improve your macro flower photography with this simple tutorial on lighting and tips for keeping your camera steady.

    Garden macro photography: tips for shooting stunning pictures at home

    | Macro, Photography Tips | 28/09/2012 02:00am
    Garden macro photography: tips for shooting stunning pictures at home

    Your garden is ripe with subjects this time of year. Read our garden photography tips and find out how to give your close-up photography a lift.

    DIY Photography Hacks: make a macro studio with paper and table lamps

    | Macro, Photography Tips | 13/09/2012 11:00am
    DIY Photography Hacks: make a macro studio - Step 1

    In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we appeal to macro lovers everywhere and show you how to make a simple tabletop studio from paper and lamps.

    6 top macro flash units reviewed and rated

    | Accessories, Reviews | 23/08/2012 02:00am
    6 top macro flash units reviewed and rated

    We test 6 specialist macro flash units and rate how well each gives you controllable and highly effective lighting for your macro photography.

    Remove background distractions from your macro photography

    | Macro, Photography Tips | 21/08/2012 17:29pm
    Remove background distractions from your macro photography - step 1

    Are you annoyed by cluttered backdrops? Find out how to remove background distractions in your close-up shots of nature.

    Photo of the day: 15 August

    | Inspire | 15/08/2012 15:59pm
    Digital Camera World's photo of the day | www.digitalcameraworld.com

    Click the image to find out what we think of our photo of the day.

    9 things you need to know about using macro lenses

    | Photography Tips | 08/08/2012 11:00am
    9 things you need to know about using macro lenses

    Macro badges are often slapped on lenses that offer a magnification factor of 0.5x or less. However, true macro lenses deliver 1.0x, or 1:1, magnification. This means that if you photograph a small object at the lens’ closest focus distance setting, it will be the same size as the image projected onto the camera’s sensor.

    This is perhaps the most important thing to know about using macro lenses. Below we’ve compiled a list of 9 other things you need to know when using a macro lens.

    Photo of the day: 6 August

    | Inspire | 06/08/2012 07:00am
    Digital Camera World photo of the day | www.digitalcameraworld.com

    Click on the praying mantis to see this fantastic shot in full.

    The best way to set up your camera for macro photography

    | Macro | 27/07/2012 18:00pm
    The best way to set up your camera for macro photography

    Using a tripod and setting manual focus are essential for getting pin-sharp macro photography. Here we explain these and other ways to set up your camera to shoot close-ups.

    The low down on how to set up a camera to shoot at ground level

    | Photography Tips | 26/07/2012 16:17pm
    Photography tips for shooting at ground level - Tip 5

    The majority of photos we take are at eye-level. But often you can find amazing subjects to photograph – or even familiar subjects seen from a new angle – by getting down on the ground with your camera. Below we’ve offered our best tips for how to make shooting at ground level easier and more comfortable by explaining how to set up a camera for use at low vantage points.

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