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Nature Tales issue #05-- Close-Up How to Tips
September 28, 2006
Tips and Tricks For Taking The Best Nature and Flower Pictures You Have Ever Taken.Thank you for subscribing to Nature Tales. If you decide you no longer wish to receive this newsletter, you will find unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of this email.
Welcome to Nature Tales, the newsletter with insider tips for getting the most from your nature photographs. We will be sharing some of our secrets and strategies for better pictures and some don'ts for those not so good shots.
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Wisdom Flash - Sylvia Browne, Tools for LifeSylvia Browne has written the words to this Wisdom Flash edition. The music and pictures behind these words combine to create a very healing and enjoyable experience. I hope you enjoy this as much as I do. To see this Wisdom Flash Click Here.
Tips for Taking Close-Up's of Nature and FlowersWhen I walk in the park I walk with a sort of soft, meditative focus. The very first thing I do is put out the intent that I am looking for at the moment. If I don't have a subject in mind then I simply set the intent to find beautiful nature and flowers to capture.
This general intent is what I used the days I took most of the pictures you see here. As you can see most of these pictures were taken as close-ups.
When you take a picture up close with your digital camera the setting to use is "Macro".
When I first starting playing with the "macro" setting of my camera, all of the pictures were blurry. I nearly gave up on the whole process. I learned a few things along the way though.
Here are some hints I use to get the best pictures when using "macro":
Best of luck to you in your close-up nature and flower picture taking. Please share your tips and experiences with us by following the contact us form.
What's New at Nature and Flower PicturesI am in the middle of re-designing the site so you will see a lot of changes coming your way. Tell me what you think of the new design. Is it easier to read? Are you able to find the pictures you are looking for?
I wanted to get this ezine out to you this week so the new pages are waiting for a home. They will eventually reside in the Flower Pictures Section. Hopefully in a couple of weeks that section will be complete and ready for me to share in the next issue.
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