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Macro Photography

Macro Photography – Green Grasshopper

I finally found the culprit eating all our tropical palms out back …. yes, it was a green grasshopper. So I grabbed the Canon 7D and macro lens for a couple of quick snaps. Here is my favourite below. The grasshopper was photographed with a Canon 7D Digital SLR + Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro [...]

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Praying mantis macro

A heavily pregnant praying mantis made its way through the rainforest behind our yard and up onto our patio a few weeks back. She seemed quite content letting me take as many macros as I wanted, following the lens around with her huge eyes, possibly seeing its own reflection in the glass, which happens often [...]

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Canon 7D + Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro lens + Twin Lite MT-24EX flash

Loving this set up for macro photography – Canon 7D + Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro lens + Twin Lite MT-24EX flash. Since coming back from our Melbourne trip I’ve been having a ton of fun playing with the new Canon 7D and macro photography. When I first started messing around with macro, I owned [...]

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Photographing frogs in macro

A series of frogs photographed with a dedicated macro lens Having a rainforest on our doorstep has lots of advantages, including these gorgeous green frogs. This past week, the Whitsundays has seen a down pour tropical rain. Luckily for residents this also means we get to enjoy a symphony of frogs! So what’s a photographer [...]

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