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Macro Photography | by pallab seth
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Macro Photography

When photoshooting an orange blister beetle in the butterfly garden of Banabitan (Saltlake, Kolkata) with my friends.....I made this composition to give the viewers an idea how close you are!

 

You may be interested to see the actual image taken at this time by my friend with the Sony DSC HX-1 camera equipped with a Sony G Lens: www.indianaturewatch.net/displayimage.php?id=250394

  

For macro-bokeh photography, you need to have a sharp eye and to conceptualize/visualize the whole frame before the photo is taken. The next part is to focus the subject at the front with a steady hand and sometimes it is very tricky with the dimming light and the atmospheric condition. My prefered time is the fading light at sunset when the background blur is at its best even with a f/2.8 lens.

 

See my Macro shots with my Tamron SP AF 90mm f/2.8 Macro Lens: flic.kr/s/aHsjw5v2Ns

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Taken on July 17, 2011