Create professional fly pictures online

Please notice that this article series was started in 2002!
Back then digital cameras were few and far between, and film cameras, macrom lenses and scanning your flies in a flat bed scanner was the order of the day.
Today most people have a digital camera (or even a phone), which can do decent macro shots, and much of what you can read here is very out of date. But the general methods and advice still holds, and the articles should still be worth reading.
The fly is a yet unnamed project tied by Author Steve Schweitzer
Learn to take pictures like this presenting a fly with clarity and ambience.
By Martin Joergensen (supported by Steve Schweitzer)

This is the most complete lecture on digitizing flies you will find on the net. Its aim is to teach you all the techniques needed for making good fly pictures online. Its lessons can be applied on non-digital flies as well as online pictures of things that are not flies. But its primary purpose is to teach you to get good fly pictures.

Five part harmony
The article consists of four major parts dealing with each their step of the process. These can be read as one or separate parts:

Selecting equipment is the first step.

If these proves a little rough to go through in one bite, you might want to get support from the

Go to the first section...

User comments
From: Robert Rector · barminta1·at·  Link
Submitted December 26th 2007

I' ll be looking forward to learning more from you as this should help me to better see and learn where I am going wrong on some patterns.

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