Holiday Gift Guide: Make Every Lens a Macro Lens

November 25, 2007

The following is part of a much larger dSLR Dad Holiday Gift Guide:

Everybody wants to try Macro photography, but not everyone can purchase a separate macro lens. Especially if you’re new to macro photography and are not sure exactly what you would need. Well here is the perfect solution, the Canon 500D Close Up Lens(77mm at Amazon or B&H Photo). This is a two-element, precision optic that screws on to the front of your lens like a typical filter. It then reduces your lens’ focal length, so you can get close to your subject and fill the frame. It’s so good that I know Nikon professionals who swear by it. Read the rest of this entry »


dSLR Dad Holiday Gift Guide Spectacular

November 23, 2007

Attention all dSLR Dad’s. I have just posted the initial Holiday Gift Guide. The list is a work in progress, so please check out the dSLR Gear page daily. Stay tuned for more updates throughout the season.

Photo Inspiration of the Week: Unbelievable Macros

October 14, 2007

Igor Siwanowicz has an outstanding portfolio of Macro photography.  His specialty is of little creatures.  You can visit his portfolio here.

The First Two Books I tell Everyone to Buy

October 1, 2007

OK Everybody. I think it’s time for a page just for resources that everyone should put on their “media shelf”. It’s going to contain more than just books, hence The Media Shelf.

First up are the two books that every photographer MUST OWN.