Category Archives: Macro Photography

Photos we have taken with a macro lens.

176-2020 – Unripe Strawberry


Today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020”, is a close up on an unripe strawberry 🍓 Last year I’ve had the strawberries in a hanging basket, but this year I transplanted them in the garden. So far the transplant was successful, and can’t wait to try them when ripe. Like, comment & share! 1 likes Related posts: 172-2020 – Healthy Breakfast 129-2020 – Chamomile 174-2020 – New addition to the garden 001-2020 – Midnight Fireworks 012-2020 – Sunday Steak 033-2020 – Catch up with friends 043-2020 – London Wall Place 058-2020 – London Skyscrapers […]

unripe-strawberry

129-2020 – Chamomile


Today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020”, was taken in my front communal garden, and is a close-up on a chamomile flower. I also liked this image but I like the symmetry in the first image more. A few other shots taken that day during the same session. To capture this image I used a Canon 5D Mark III, with an Oshiro 60mm F2.8 Macro lens in bright sunlight. I can’t remember the exact settings, but from the metadata, I was able to extract the following: ISO 800, 1/250s most likely at F8, 1:1 […]

Macro Photography


Macro Photography (photographing small objects to make them look larger in the photo) is a form of photography that I always liked, but never had the tools to do it … properly. To get the ball rolling I finally decided to get an entry-level macro lens and start experimenting. This lens is not even available anymore but you might find similar products. One of the first images captured with this lens was in my garden behind the shed where this garden spider with a white cross in its back was hanging out. (pun intended). I have to admit that I […]

Garden spider with a white cross on its back