Blog Exclusive – Macrotastic!
So why have I been away for so long you wonder? Well I have been working on a very extensive collection of macro photos of household objects. The lens is the 50mm with a 30mm extension tube. This means that it is almost impossible to get a clean shot with my pathetically shaky hands. This is because the depth of field is ridiculously shallow. A pipe dream for me, but not when I’m trying to get some good focus without a tripod.
It also means that camera-shake is a very big problem if you want a noise free shot, but I find that a high-performance, handheld torch helps well with the shutter speeds (just remember not to blind yourself).
I haven’t finished just yet, so if you have any suggestions… Challenge Accepted! I will at least try to attempt to get a good photo. If I have it at hand.
(Keep it PG, I can’t even watch MA yet!)