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Choosing the Right Lens for Nature and Landscape Photography by Rob Sheppard

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Getting Close

The nature close-up is a unique form

Close-up and macro photography is a fun way of getting great shots that many other photographers never get. If you go beyond the macro lens, you can discover up close views that most photographers never even see. Immediately you create images that are distinctive and unique. Close-up photography is not difficult, but it does require some specific types of lenses and accessories to allow your camera to focus close.

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Poring Over the Picture

I did not use a macro lens for this shot because there are no macro lenses at this focal length of 210mm. This was the maximum focal length of a compact telephoto ...

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