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Venus 60mm f/2.8 macro 2:1 lens review

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Last month Venus Optics announced their new 60mm f/2.8 Ultra-Macro lens ($379) – the world’s first 2:1 magnification lens with infinity focus. Here is a review of this lens by Julian Eichhoff  (Website | Facebook | Twitter, see also his Samyang 12mm f/2.8 fish-eye lens review): The Venus 60mm f/2.8 macro lens Venus Optics, a Chinese manufacturer, released a 60 mm f2.8 […]

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Lens diffraction in photography

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“Lens diffraction in photography” is the third [NR] article by Steve Perry (website | YouTube | Facebook). You can check also his previous posts “How to use Nikon’s AF-ON and back button autofocus” and “How to use a polarizing filter”. Diffraction – it’s a topic that is frequently floated throughout internet forums and camera clubs, especially among landscape and high resolution […]

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High magnification macro photography

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This article on high magnification macro photography is written by Junaed Rahman (website | flickr): Quite sometime ago I wrote an article on macro photography, which explained how to modify a regular short zoom lens for macro photography. This time I’ll explain how do I achieve high magnification. For most of my close-up work I use AF Micro-Nikkor 60mm f/2.8D lens. To […]

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The photo I missed: photography from moving vehicles

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The photo I missed: photography from moving vehicles (tour bus windows) by Boyd Guy (Facebook) I’ll never forget the photo I missed. After a long day of travel across northern Israel, most of the photographers with me on our tour bus were sleeping. I submitted to weariness by putting my Nikon up in its travel bag on the overhead […]

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Visiting Tibet

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Today’s guest post on Tibet is by Carl Nielsen (Website | Facebook | Panoramio | more Tibet pictures): If you wish to visit this beautiful country, it requires preparation. You’ll need a Chinese Visa and a Visa/Permit to visit Tibet. You can obtain the Visa/Permit through your travel agent. The standard Visa gives you only permission to locations within the […]

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Visiting Bhutan

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Today’s guest post on Bhutan is by Nemanja Rakic (website | Facebook | Instagram, see also his previous guest post on Cuba):

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Urbex Mecca – Detroit

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Today’s guest post on Urbex Mecca – Detroit is by Brook Ward (Website|Facebook|Google+|500px|Flickr): About me: Let me start by introducing myself.  I am photographer based out of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and enjoy underwater, sports and HDR photography.  Since I don’t get to scuba diving as often as I’d like, most of my photography is focused on […]

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