Posts Tagged "insects"

Macro at Mount Coot-Tha Botanical Gardens

Posted by on Feb 11, 2018 in | 0 comments

The Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mt Coot-tha are one of Queensland’s largest and most spectacular gardens. It provides a wide variety of scenes, plants and animals to photograph. This outing will focus on taking macro photos of the plants and insects.

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Macro Photography Tips

Posted by on Dec 9, 2012 in Techniques | 0 comments

Recently Tony and I had a chance to share an afternoon of macro photography in the botanical gardens at Mt Coot-Tha. It was a great afternoon, and came after a morning thunderstorm so the plants and flowers all felt very lush and fresh. It has been a while since I had done some macro photography so it was a good chance to brush up on some of the basics of Macro work. This type of photography can become seriously addictive and with good reason, for it shows the world in a way that we do not often see. In strict terms, macro means things are represented in your images at a scale of 1:1 or greater but for the purposes of this post let’s just think of close up...

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