macro

Macro outing with AEV

  • May 25, 2016

The best to get to know about insects and how to shoot them is to ask an expert. That's how I spent a few hours with an organiser of AEV (green spaces agency) who not only helped me to spot the insects but also to identify them and to get closer without making them fly away. Thanks to Fabien Virey for his advices. You can see his website here (in French).

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First digital macro attempt

  • October 29, 2015

Until recently, I had only made one macro photography attempt, a long time ago, on film. Digital photography is a relief in that field because it allows failure at no cost. Obviously, when you are a beginner macro photographer, there is waste! After purchasing a 100 mm macro lense, I made a first test with what I could find around me: my parents' garden after a shower. Before going out, material check on my favourite guinea pig, my cat! I think I had never watched raindrops that close. Wrongly! Spotted! A bug hidden behind a tulip petal. Nice colours for the honesty After...

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