Beautiful gorgeous art/photography by my talented friend Joyce Dickens
My Pet Peeve of the WEEK
I have spent several hours this morning going through thousands of images that have been entered into a National Geographic MACRO contest; while there are many gorgeous MACRO shots entered, there are at least one third of the images that I have viewed so far that are not MACRO shots at all – Please stop wasting people’s time!
For those of you that are not familiar with the term MACRO, here is Webster’s definition: the making of photographs in which the object is either unmagnified or slightly magnified up to a limit often of about 10 diameters. Britannica defines it: macrophotography between natural size and 10 to 20× magnification, using the camera lens on its own.
In over 3,200 photographs this morning I have seen several shots of the moon, a landscape, a seascape, and MANY other images that quite realistically ARE NOT MACROs and…
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