Macro Spotlight Vol. 177 MarcosRodriguez'sSpotlight Vol. 177MacroThe SpotlightWet Flyby lueapGhost around Meby SheilaBrinsonUntitledby IndigoSummerrThe Dry Seasonby Mars-HillArachnophobieby YannickDellapinaPhidippus tyrelliby ColinHuttonPhotoThe S h e l l of Myselfby GrotesqueDarling13
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Interview with @enkasedMacro PhotographyEnkased is a photographer from the United States, his passion for photography is clearly visible with just a view to his gallery, full not only of great macros, but also with fantastic landscapes. His pictures of jumping spiders are full of great details and vibrant colors. The artist states: "I do truly love what I do, and love macro photography, it's a wonderful niche in the world of photography".1.- What is Macro for you? Macro for me is a way to explore a facet of life that is fresh and new, and rarely seen. It has grown into a passion, a constant education, and an infinite inspiration.2.- What made you decide to start Macro Photography? Curiosity. I found myself experiencing new wildlife when I was living in a new location years ago. I was fascinated by it, and I almost immediately began to explore it through my lens. After scratching the surface with the craft
How I achieve MacroMacro PhotographyI usually get asked how I take my pictures, well the answer is easy, it's just a matter of trying and practicing a lot. With this article I'll try to explain everything to do with how I achieve my photography, from the equipment to my settings and also the post-processing techniques that I have. The equipment:When I started a bit more seriously with Macro Photography I had my first DSLR a Nikon D3000 and the macro lens I got as a Christmas gift (nice present, don't you think?). I didn't know what I was doing when I started shooting with it but after some time and a lot of practice and pictures I started getting some decent shots. Now I have a Nikon D600 which is a Full Frame camera, maybe not the best option for Macro Photography as a bigger sensor will produce images with a shallow depth of field than an APSC sensor camera, but the quality it gives me compensates that in my opinion.Later I bought a kit of extension tubes from
Interview with @SheilaBrinsonMacro PhotographySheila is a hobbyist photographer from USA who creates mesmerizing high quality pictures from everyday objects and from drops of water.1.- What is Macro for you? For me macro is like a new open door of secrets! Things that had no idea existed, they exist! With macro photography you will have a new world to discover.2.- What made you decide to start Macro Photography? I started taking pictures of landscapes and architecture.. then one day I saw this lady walking around with her camera and a syringe. I was a little scared! but then she stopped and placed a drop of water on a rose... iIwas like wow! I want to do that! and so here I am, having an interview about macro! 3.- What does your Photography gear consist of when taking Macro photographs? I use a Canon EOS Rebel t31 (600D), AF (Auto Focus) Electric Extension Tubes and my Ef-S18-55m
DeviantArtist QuestionnaireSo we are 15 now!! Many things have passed trough all these years, we've grown together as community and as artists, and many more things will happen in the near future. Come join us with this funny questionnaire Heidi told us to do, you'll learn a lot about the deviants you follow!!How long have you been on DeviantArt?- Seven years, I became Deviant on March 28, 2008 What does your username mean?- Well it's quite easy, it's my name and my first surname, although it's not my original username, When I joined DA my username was finomrs, fino because someone called me that, cause I'm slim, and mrs because those are my complete name initials.Describe yourself in three words.-Shy, patient and of course deviant!!Are you left or right handed?- Right handed.What was your first deviation?- A crappy wallpaper...What is your favourite type of art to create?
Interview with @BokehLightMacro PhotographyMike's gallery is one of those filled with high quality images not only of Macro, but also of landscapes, architecture and more. Let's take a look into his thoughts about Macro-photography and don't forget to check out his article explaining how he achieves his macro shots: Behind The Scenes of Macro Photography1.- What is Macro for you? For me macro photography is the window to a world of the things we often don't notice in the first place when looking at objects or being outdoors in nature. Macros show the beauty of patterns and amazing abstracts we simply can't see with our eyes. Through macro photography I've learned to understand better how nature itself works down to its smallest inhabitants and therefore appreciate its beauty even more.2.- What made you decide to start Macro Photography?
Interview with @IndigoSummerrMacro PhotographyLea is a photographer from Germany whose gallery is full of powerful and minimalistic pictures, her macros are a gorgeous example of high quality works. Also don't forget to check her 52 week photography project, there you will find not only fantastic macros but also other kind of photos that are simply mind-blowing:1.- What is Macro for you? I feel like everytime I look through the viewfinder or at the liveview I found a new little tiny universe. It's fascinating how some things look like so close up. I'd love to find more and more of these universes!2.- What made you decide to take Macros? Seeing dragonfly-oli's gallery! When I saw it for the first time I fell in love It's one big poem but each picture has its own magic.Also, I was fascinated but pictures of waterdrops, so I wanted to do it myself. <b>
Interview with @GrotesqueDarling13Macro PhotographyGrotesqueDarling13 is a passionate artist from Detroit. Her gallery is not only full of great macros but also a lot of other pieces of art from various mediums such as photography, drawings, artisan crafts and more! In this interview we get to learn more about her passion for Macro photography...1.- What is Macro for you? Macro to me is almost like stepping outside the world we see every day to really take in the worlds that are over looked more then they are seen. Its always an adventure, something beautiful is always waiting to be found.2.- What made you decide to start Macro Photography? I always found Macro to be interesting and so beautiful. I followed many Macro Photographers whose works inspired me to try it for myself. And when I finally did, I had fallen in love with it.
Today's Headlines From The News Desk 7-20-15ArchiveToday’s Headlines From The News DeskJuly 20, 2015:iconmoonbeam13: Moonbeam13:icondamphyr: damphyrTwitterFacebookGoogle+Today's Inspiration We are, each of us angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another.― Luciano De Crescenzo Chuck Jones: Evolution of an ArtistArtists, no matter how skilled or successful, are always growing. This video does a masterful job of breaking down the evolution of renown Loony Tunes creator and artist Chuck Jones. Keep creating, keep growing!Twis
My Daily Deviations HighlightsHi everybody I usually refrain from tags, but Astarsia and lintu47 threw this project my way, and it is so important for the community... So, here it is!Do you know the feeling when you see something you like, and then another one, and another one, till you embarque yourself in a trip? This is what happened to me. I started looking for recent DD's and I got carried away also back in time till 2006 And here are some of the gems I found...: Moonlight City by HRFleurWater and sky are in love. by Suzanne-HelmighBeautiful Skin Fairy by DarkTownArt
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Today's Headlines From The News Desk 7-17-15ArchiveToday’s Headlines From The News DeskJuly 17, 2015:iconmoonbeam13: Moonbeam13:icondamphyr: damphyrTwitterFacebookGoogle+Today's InspirationI would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.”― Helen KellerContest TimeIf you like to play with things and then write about, this 'Gear in Review' contest could be for you and by entering you could win some cool prizing. Check out the information and start tinkering!X-Files Sneak Peek
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