My Tamron 90mm macro lens

I quite enjoy macro photography. When I used to use my Fuji S9600 as my main camera, it had a super macro mode, which allowed me to focus on objects as close as 1cm. That was pretty handy for macro shots and the results were generally good – such as this disgusting pupa. Since swapping […]

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This is nothing more than a test shot for my new Tamron 90mm macro lens. If you’re interested, I’ve written a few words about it on my geek blog. No doubt there will be many more macro images posted here in the future! 🙂

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Camera bag

I just realised yesterday that I haven’t played with my macro extension tubes since I got a couple of new lenses for my DSLR. I was just messing around when I took this photo but I think it’s of my camera bag, which was on my desk. I love how the background looks like smoke.

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Teeny tiny

This week’s Photo Challenge is called What is it?. The idea is to take an extreme close up of something, so it’s hard to tell what it is. I’m still getting to grips with my new Canon 450D, but I bought a set of macro extension tubes and I’ve been experimenting. I may or may […]

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Denim texture

As well as the stone cat, I also took these photos as candidates for the Photo Challenge theme of textures. I don’t know if the super-macro zoom level spoils the rough texture of denim. Maybe they’re a bit too close up.

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