ideas about insect photos

Like many photographers I'm thinking about macro lately, and shooting some insects. The thought came to me that what I...
Last: August 6, 2020

First try on handheld focus stacking

Just a few days ago I tried handheld focus stacking (or actually focus stacking in general) for the first time. The...
Last: August 5, 2020

Profile of the grasshopper

Used two bare flashes and another one to trigger the other two, as I was bored of single diffused light.
Last: July 27, 2020

Beetle in the sun

Well this is technically not a "real" macro shot, but I hope you guys still enjoy it. I was at the lake a few weeks...
Last: July 27, 2020

Macro of Bee

i've been playing with my macro lens all summer and it's been eye opening. Figuring out composition, locking in a...
Last: July 24, 2020

Japanese Beetle

These guys seem to be everywhere this time of year! I tried to include some of the eaten leaf to show the damage these...
Last: July 22, 2020

Red dragonfly

Took advantage of the fact that they're quite territorial, so I knew I could just point the camera to the stick it last...

Tiny Frog on Watch

While trying to kill as many Japanese Beetles as I possibly could I came across this dude. I grabbed him, took some...
Last: July 17, 2020

Feeling edgy

A daisy with the main focus on the upright petals showing their purple edges.
Last: July 13, 2020


Another insect saved from drowning.

Looking for feedback

What do you think of these photos/idea? I would love some feedback and maybe some suggestions? I really want to...
Last: July 8, 2020

Fishing Spider

Fishing spider. I found this one dead, but still pretty clean. It's pretty big over 3 inches tip to tip. This is a...
Last: July 7, 2020

The drinking ant, the modelling fly and a random bug

I found these three guys on my last walk not even ten meters apart. And all of them were very cooperative. What is your...
Last: June 29, 2020

Need help with my gallery photos

For some strange reason all of the photos in my gallery are very soft looking,almost blurry. This is the only site...
Last: June 25, 2020

Persistence is key.

I found this little guy as I was hiking up to Pearson's Falls in NC. I stopped for a few minutes to watch him slowly...
Last: June 24, 2020

Wet Dragonfly

I rescued a dragonfly from the pool and when I set it down it stayed still. I recently bought a reverse ring and the...
Last: June 22, 2020

Leafhopper nymphs

These were had to get because they are very small, and move so much and so quickly. Thoughts?
Last: June 22, 2020

A bug on a thistle

Actually I wanted to photograph the thistle, but once I got closer, I recognized the little bug sitting there. Does...
Last: June 17, 2020

The ant that wasn't

I thought something seemed a bit off with this ant I saw pacing around on a leaf. When I got a closer look it wasn't an...
Last: June 16, 2020


I recently bought a reversal ring to enable macro level photography, and I have been messing around with it. Here's my...
Last: June 16, 2020