Macro


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A view with botany - Plants work very well at bringing perspective into a scene. this nice stretch of coast looks much more interesting with the plants in focus in the front.
A view with botany
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Ambience - A cozy evening home: flies and a good scotch
Ambience
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At the scene - A very simple picture that only succeeded thanks to the macro
At the scene
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Big boys, big toys - The author with a digital SLR and a 90mm macro lens. This is a big and expensive setup, but can also give some really high quality pictures.
Big boys, big toys
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Different perspective - A rod and reel seen from a very different angle, and put into focus by the macro-setting of the camera
Different perspective
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Flash - Using flash and macro has to be done with delicacy. This image was flashed, but with the flash power set to half of the normal
Flash
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Gear photography - The author snapping a couple of pike rods on location. Again using a SLR, an angle finder and a dedicated macro lens.
Gear photography
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Ouch! - When something unforseen - like a fly in the arm - happens, you must remind yourself of the macro setting on your camera. That can give a different perspective on the whole incident.
Ouch!
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P&S macro - Shooting gear and flies outdoors can give some nice results
P&S macro
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Quickly now - When this happens, you have to think quickly and remember where the macro setting is on your camera
Quickly now
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Rod detail - This iced guide on a rod a winter\'s day tells a story. And thanks to the macro setting it\'s in focus.
Rod detail
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The result - A pike rod in closeup.
The result
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The result - An Oliver Edwards Deep Diving Shrimp ready for action
The result
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Winter mood - A very typical winter fly in very attractive winter weather: cold and sunny. And all visible thanks to the macro and the perspective it makes possible.
Winter mood