Photography Challenge #2 - Macro or Close-up

Timothy Mayo

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A big thanks to everyone who joined in with the first food photography challenge last month!

So for this month (October 2020) the challenge is macro or close-up photography. You don't need a macro lens to participate as a lot of lenses will let you shoot pretty close-up, so you can't use not owning a macro as an excuse not to participate!

This is not a competition so there will be no winners announced, it's purely for fun and self-development.

Simple Rules:
  • Sony cameras only please
  • Post as many times as you would like
  • Have fun!
Macro and Close-up Photography Tips:

If you are looking for tips and inspiration then this article should help to get you started:

https://www.dpreview.com/learn/1063005124/10-macro-photography-tips-for-beginners

I'm looking forward to seeing what everyone posts! :)
 
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Hi Gigi, it’s a Gecko. One of the MANY critters we have here in the Arizonan desert. My back gardens full of them. Harmless fun to watch little buggers and tons better to see vs the scorpiions we have too!

Cheers ~ Peter
 

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