Tag: Marumi DHG200 +5

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My 10 best macro photos taken without a ‘real’ macro lens

When people speak of a ‘real macro’, they usually mean a lens which can achieve a magnification ratio of at least 1:1. Lenses which cannot do that cannot be called macro lenses – at least according to many self-proclaimed photography experts in forums. Personally, I think that people tend to make the same mistake regarding ...

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Macro, what else?

Today I was out and about again with my standard macro setup, the Sigma DP3 Merrill and the Marumi DHG200. Plenty of sun and hardly any wind – perfect conditions for a macro walkabout. And wherever you looked: tiny six-legged monsters, it can’t get better than that. You don’t even have to look closely, just ...

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Macros in windy weather

According to various macro photography experts, it is best to avoid taking macro photos in windy weather. They say that the reject rate is too high, and that it will only lead to frustration. Yet when windy weather with plenty of sunshine was forecast a few days ago I wanted to try it. I took ...

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Exercise for my Marumi and DP3M

I love macro photography. I love watching macro photos as well as shooting them. What I don’t like is carrying heavy equipment all day. For this reason, I think the combination referred to in the title is hard to beat. A tripod, heavy macro lens and DSLR may be able to offer more, but how ...