Which DSLR (Body) Is The Best For Macro Photography?

*updated 8 December 2016. Nothing much has changed in the Nikon lineup. We have a new winner for Canon.  Choosing your first DSLR can be a daunting task, particularly for a beginner who has just taken his first few baby steps into the world of photography. This task becomes much more of a nightmare when you are considering a…

How To Use Manual Extension Tubes Or Reverse Rings

Harlo fellow macro enthusiasts! Looks like the rainy season is here; I hope you get to photograph a lot of awesome creatures this time around! Today I would like to address some simple techniques worth knowing if you are planning to take your macro photographs using manual (non-electronic) Extension Tubes (ET) or Reverse Rings (RR). IF…

Spiders of Malaysia (SOM) launched!

Spiders of Malaysia (SOM) FaceBook Page: For Photo Submissions Spiders of Malaysia (SOM) Flickr Page: For Spider Catalogue (constantly updated) Being a tropical country with some of the oldest forests, Malaysia is blessed with a huge biodiversity of flora and fauna. A simple tour of local National Parks will reveal the amazing range of magnificent wildlife…

Macro Photography- 6 Things About DIY Flash Diffusion You Should Know

If you have read the series on Taking Better Macro Shots (link to the 1st article of the series here: Choice Of Subjects) in this site, you would know that lighting is a core component to better macro photographs. Regardless of photography genre, most require the use of good quality soft light in order to produce flattering…