Articles Published in February, 2014

Overcoming the Challenge of Depth of Field in Macro Photography

As anyone who has experimented with macro photography will know, this style of photography, and more specifically the nature of the subjects and lenses used, makes achieving a suitable depth of field very challenging.  Some photographers may like to produce the style of image where only one small part of the image is in sharp [ continue reading ]

Valentine Rose

On Valentine's Day of 2014, I bought some roses for Xenedette.  I rarely shoot flowers or macro images, so I have shot an image combining both.  I wanted some dramatic side lighting, and I wanted to highlight water droplets on the rich red petals, so I used my trusty LED headlamp in a darkened room [ continue reading ]

Time for a Sea Change?

It is no secret to those who know me well, in a photographic sense, that my motivation for photography in general, and seascapes in particular, has been distinctly lacking for the past year or so.  Additionally, time has been lacking for a few years, and my ability to get out regularly for a shoot, even [ continue reading ]