The Constant Call Of The Close Up

If my photographic output of the last three or four years was arranged by distance to subject, about 90% would be less than 30cm away. A significant proportion would be less than 3cm away! Regular readers might recall I recently shared a series of posts about different ways to photograph up close and intimate. So… Continue reading The Constant Call Of The Close Up

How To Get Up Close And Intimate (Part IV) – Dedicated Macro Lenses

It’s a long held belief of mine (and not just as a photographer) that the beauty of life is in the tiny details. So for as long as I’ve been photographing with intention (since around 2006 with Sony camera phones), I’ve been drawn to photographing up close and intimate. This is a short series on… Continue reading How To Get Up Close And Intimate (Part IV) – Dedicated Macro Lenses

How To Get Up Close And Intimate (Part III) – Macro Extension Rings

It's a long held belief of mine (and not just as a photographer) that the beauty of life is in the tiny details. So for as long as I've been photographing with intention (since around 2006 with Sony camera phones), I've been drawn to photographing up close and intimate. This is a short series on… Continue reading How To Get Up Close And Intimate (Part III) – Macro Extension Rings

How To Get Up Close And Intimate (Part II) – Close Up Filters

It's a long held belief of mine (and not just as a photographer) that the beauty of life is in the tiny details. So for as long as I've been photographing with intention (since around 2006 with Sony camera phones), I've been drawn to photographing up close and intimate. This is a short series on… Continue reading How To Get Up Close And Intimate (Part II) – Close Up Filters

How To Get Up Close And Intimate (Part I) – Close Focusing Lenses

It's a long held belief of mine (and not just as a photographer) that the beauty of life is in the tiny details. So for as long as I've been photographing with intention (since around 2006 with Sony camera phones), I've been drawn to photographing up close and intimate. This is a short series on… Continue reading How To Get Up Close And Intimate (Part I) – Close Focusing Lenses