Macro Techniques

Reverse Pancake Macro: High magnification and low cost

I am fiercely passionate about macro insect and spider photography. I’ve spent 18 years experimenting and practicing with various equipment and techniques, always looking for the perfect macro setup. Six years ago, I purchased the Canon ƒ/3.5L 180mm macro lens and a year later I paired it with the Canon MT-24EX Twin Lite Macro flash.… Read More Reverse Pancake Macro: High magnification and low cost

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From Chasing Bugs to Chasing Babies – Advice for Parent Photographers

There’s an assumption among many non-photographers that if you’re any kind of photographer, you’re every kind of photographer. I’ve nurtured a life-long passion for macro insect photography so when I fell pregnant with my now toddler son, friends and family naturally assumed my photography would evolve from taking detailed portraits of bugs to taking gorgeous… Read More From Chasing Bugs to Chasing Babies – Advice for Parent Photographers