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March 19th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Extreme Macro Moth” by Johan J Ingles-Le Nobel – Holmbury St. Mary, England

Posted By David Alexander Willis
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There’s a hidden world of frantic insect activity at night that is rarely photographed or observed – the world of moths. Contrary to popular opinion, moths fly both by day and by night, and they’re on the wing every day of the year – including even the depths of winter when the rest of the … 
December 12th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Snowflakes’ by Don Komarechka – Barrie, Ontario, Canada

Posted By David Alexander Willis
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Snowflakes are an interesting photographic challenge. Their diminutive size brings many difficulties common to macro photography, and the cold environment does not offer any comfort. Still, the tiny snowflake can be an endless source of opportunity for a photographer up to the task. The process is relatively low-tech: get a dark woolen garment (I use … 
December 13th, 2012

Diffraction and Focus Stacking Tutorial

Posted By Jay Goodrich
Diffraction and Focus Stacking Tutorial for Photoshop CS6 by Jay Goodrich
Here’s a little video that highlights how I overcome diffraction issues with today’s digital cameras and lenses by stacking multiple focal point images in Adobe Photoshop CS6 via Adobe Lightroom 4.