Macro Photography LIVE Show is here!

It was a fabulous show ! Appreciated your critique very much, great advice given. I have to say that you took the mystery out of histograms for me. I learned more in the few minutes last night than the entire 3 years I have been trying to get my head round this topic on line !!!! Kudos

Elise Cotter

Every other Thursday at 6pm PST  I’ll be on LIVE to chat about Macro & Close-up Photography!  Please use the forms below if you would like an of image critiqued on the show or have a question for me.

It’ll be fun!  GO FOR IT!!

Join our Secret Social Facebook group to enter your images & questions…plus I’ll add more goodies there to help you with Macro Photography.

If you don’t like Facebook:

Have a question for me please ask away here.

Image critique on the show submit here.  Please complete all of the information asked.  

I changed the time from 1p PST to 6p PST. Please let me know if you like or dislike the change below in the comment section. Thanks! Time Breakdown:

11:45– Goals for 2018

12:00– Photographer Interviews

15:37– Our Sponsor

17:06– Micro 2017 Winners

21:57– Alan’s critique

39:08– Equipment

39:47– Novoflex focusing rack

43:15– Water drops- Bottle examples

51:16– Enter contrast Jpeg to RAW Nikon

Micro Photography 2017 https://goo.gl/9s2dsi

Novoflex Focusing Rack http://amzn.to/2FehzWX

Novoflex MiniConnect Cross Focusing Rack (CASTEL-CROSS-MC) http://amzn.to/2mb2Fb4

jpeg2RAW http://www.jpeg2raw.com/

12:26– How to submit images for critique & ask questions

15:32– Equipment

27:43– Our live chat facebook group

29:07 Critique- Rice weevil- Microphotography

 

Join me and chat about Macro and Close-up Photography! Macro LIve Chat show will be live every other Thursday at 6p PST.

4:01– How to submit images for critique or ask questions for the show

7:00– Sponsor video

12:48– Critique of Kim- Fine Art Flower

20:48– Critique of Kim

31:27– Answer questions “Indoor flower technique for backlighting”

36:11– Video on how Janice backlights her flowers

40:07– Equipment

Gels: https://goo.gl/FHiAwv

Tent: https://goo.gl/46NyAB

White Balance from your Camera: https://youtu.be/5j1znmBJy7M

Join me and chat about Macro and Close-up Photography! Macro Live Chat show will be live every other Thursday at 1p PST.

13:08 – Critique

29:27 – Membership announcement

38:19 – Shotkit

43:23 – Equipment- Tripods and Heads

Join me and chat about Macro and Close-up Photography! Macro Live Chat show will be live every other Thursday at 1p PST.

10:00 – join our Macro Live Chat Facebook group to submit your images.

12:00 – Shoutout to Voyage LA for featuring SJP

16:12 – Gilberts critique

26:58-Nelson critique

40:36– Equipment See you there! Janice Sullivan

Today we talk about RAW & JPEGS, various software to use and their sales, Macro lens for your phone and critiqued a beautiful flower image by Kim Norby.

If you would like to skip to certain sections, here is a time breakdown below:

19:19 – Info on Lightroom

25:59 Janice talks about Aurora HDR https://goo.gl/jaV6VM

29:00 – Topaz Clarity https://goo.gl/guQD3u and Topaz Studio https://goo.gl/fJeV6D

33:00 – The Creators – Ran by The Explorographer https://www.patreon.com/thecreatours

38:11- Start of Critique

54:45 – Start on Equipment – iPhone X & Macro Lens for your phone.

Today we talked about Water Drop photography and Macro Fine Art Photography. If you would like to watch the video by sections I have put the time points below, there will also be links next to the items that we have more information about or a video:

18:23 is our video on how to create water droplets- Macro water drop kit-
https://www.cognisys-inc.com/store/stopshot-wdk.html

23:22 Section on lighting

26:06 Second critique on Jamuna Berry on her Orchid Flood image- Free trial for Flood 2 – http://www.flamingpear.com/flood-2.html

Flood 2 YouTube video on how to use it. – https://youtu.be/kMYO1vJs8Z4

33:28 Section on equipment. Janice talks about being able to rent lenses and items to try out first so you don’t spend a lot of money if you don’t like it.

42:46 Macro lenses-
https://www.adorama.com/searchsite/default.aspx?searchinfo=nikon+macro+lens

To have your image critiqued on Macro Chat Live you can submit in our Facebook group or if you don’t like Facebook use the link below.

Borrowed Lenses

https://goo.gl/NJuXQF

Today we talked about Aurora HDR 2018
https://goo.gl/hRSRUF

Blog info on Aurora
https://goo.gl/HBxL85

We had some amazing Macro Images by Becky and Christopher for the critique and I shared info on the dreaded corner and other fun tips.

Some lighting setup from Christopher King and I shared Gels, another fun way to light your subjects.

Rosco Color Effects Filter Kit, 12 x 12″ Sheets

https://goo.gl/KrKKQo

Macro Photography Live Chat #4 was planned to have my first guest Macro Photographer but I couldn’t get Skype’s audio to work.  🙁  Once I figure this out we will begin interviews!  Woot!

What we talked about on the show:

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM Macro Auto Focus Lens – U.S.A.

Borrowed Lens

There are 2 critiques. I show you how to mask in Photoshop to change up your background.

A bit about what we chatted about:

Reflector – Found this on Adorama $4bucks!

Adorama 12″ Circular Collapsible Disc Reflector, Gold / White

I talk about the reflector more on Elise’s critique.

What we chatted on the show:

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM Macro Auto Focus Lens – U.S.A.

Borrowed Lens

There are 2 critiques. I show you how to mask in Photoshop to change up your background.

😀 1st official live stream…well, kind of official 🙂 I’m still testing this out.

So I thought I was live but I wasn’t it was unlisted Duh! Opps! I WAS the ONE viewer!!!!! hahaha I have to laugh at myself!

I’m keeping this because I talk about a cool Macro Toy. I’ll try to get it right in a couple of weeks!

Any tips would be sooooo appreciated. 🙂

I talk a bit about:

Sullivan J Photography

Novoflex EOS Reversing Lens Mount, to Reverse Mount EOS Lenses on an EOS Body

Borrowed Lenses

 

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