Bumble bee piercing a bee

This interesting behavior was recently described by members of my lab at the ETH in Zurich. Bumble bees damage leaf...
Last: October 16, 2020

Critique my attempts at macro

In Melbourne we have been in lockdown for the past few months. We are confined to a 5km radius from out home (unless...
Last: October 10, 2020

Naked garlic bulb

Settings for this shot: 105mm macro 1:1 F22 1/160 ISO 100 Using a Strobe and fill card Black backdrop Any Feedback...

Water drops Crystals on adenium flower

How we can improve macro photography through phone?


What techniques use for back background in your macro photography?
Last: September 30, 2020


Took this morning these photos of spiders and their web...

The last Bumblebees

The season is ending for bumblebees, with few plants still flowering. Goldenrod is one of them and is still being...
Last: September 22, 2020

A complete beginner!

Im new to Macro photography and currently winging it with some cheap lighting and extension tubes. Its certainly a fun...
Last: September 15, 2020

Our daily bread

A backlit photograph of a dried bread dough remnant. Organic, kind of spooky, perhaps alien. I am torn by what emotions...
Last: September 15, 2020

Last shots of the season

Macro season, as far as insects are concerned, is now coming to an end in Germany. I picked up macro photography in the...
Last: September 15, 2020

Arizona Cactus

A word of caution; shooting cactus up close can be very painful. But then, isn't that what we photographers do? Throw...

Yellow buds

Have no idea what this flower is but I liked the interesting colors and composition when up close. Nikon D800, Micro-...

I ain't going down to the basement again!!!

A portrait of a beetle. I would be grateful if anyone could identify its species?
Last: September 8, 2020

Macro Shots

All of my macro shots from this week.


Took some shots of lichen growing on a small stick. Didn't notice those doughnut-shaped bumps until I saw the photo on...

The fly

A small fly sitting on top of moss
Last: August 26, 2020

Match Stick Mid-Light

I'm new to macro photography and really dig photos of insects with multifaceted eyes but I don't have a desire to shoot...
Last: August 21, 2020


I read an article the other day about Macro Photography...and the author talked about using a tele-zoom lens with 4...

ideas about insect photos

Like many photographers I'm thinking about macro lately, and shooting some insects. The thought came to me that what I...
Last: August 13, 2020