Where Sharpness and Softness Coexist

FíRIN is a variation of Fírinne, the Old Irish word for “truth”, which was coined during the Gaelic Revival in the late 19th Century. It means, “that which is real”. It signifies “being true to someone or something”. And it represents a promise from Tokina to photographers to help them capture the truth in their images with this revolutionary new lens.

With FíRIN, photographers can shoot with confidence, knowing that every image captured with their mirrorless cameras will be its own moment of truth.
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Where Sharpness and Softness Coexist
more at tokina

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Tips for Better Autumn Shots

If the camera was invented for only one of the four seasons, it would have to be autumn. The colors, cooler weather and threat of the long winter ahead inspires countless photographers to get out and photograph the beauty of fall. If you are one of those photographers, here are a few tips and techniques that I use.
by Peter Baumgarten, Olympus Visionary

Make It Vivid
Don’t Let The Weather Stop You
Shoot High, Shoot Low
Details Matter
Perfect Portraits
Track The Colors
Autumn Sunsets Rule
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Tips for Better Autumn Shots
by Peter Baumgarten

more at Olympus

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Celebrating close-up, macro & micro photography

Close-up Photographer of the Year (CUPOTY) is a celebration of close-up, macro and micro photography – an annual competition created to showcase images that help us see the world anew.
But its scope is far greater than that.
Its ultimate aim is to encourage you to slow down, enjoy the craft of photography, and to make connections with others who are equally passionate about the world up close.

Henri Koskinen | Seeds on Stage
Plants & Fungi Winner
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Emanuele Biggi | Namib’s Gaze
Close-up Photographer of the Year
Overall winner & Animals winner
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Hal Gage | Starburst Mud
Intimate Landscape Winner
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Marek Miś | Sugar and Salt Mixture Crystals
Micro Winner
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Celebrating close-up, macro & micro photography
more at cupoty

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Las floras… Dávidas de amor

Suave, delicada, mâgica e hipnotizante, ella abre sus pétalos y como una visión nos muestra la obra más perfecta, del pintor universal, como una dávida de amor.

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Flowers by Yamile Blanco
El Clik!
Revista de fotogarfía. Un placer para los sentidos
more at Issuu

Macro Beauty

Macro Beauty by Александр Чорный | Alexander Chorny

Хрущик
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Таинственность окружающего
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Путешествие в неизвестность
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“Лесная семейка”
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Таинственные миры
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Жить любя
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Macro Beauty
Александр Чорный | Alexander Chorny
more at 35photo

Macro Collection

A Macro Collection So Cool You Must See To Believe
Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best macro photos showing inanimate objects in the Macro Still Life Photo Contest…

“destiny” by maperick
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“Story of Wars – Platoon” by jacksoncarvalho
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“20161120-PB200091” by EdithNero
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“otherworldy” by JenniferHannaPhotography
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“Peeling Paint ” by tricianicolescott
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“Brushing up on my Macro” by jamiesarkett
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“Anemone macro” by anitamuldernijhuis
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A Macro Collection So Cool You Must See To Believe
a lot more at viewbug