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March 4, 2019


Shao means ‘small’ in Mandarin. Name is pronounced as sh + ow. Shao is IRC bot found on Freenode, written in Object Pascal; Commands:–  .8BALL – Returns snooty response to questions and comments– .DEFINE word – Oxford English Definition definition of word–  .DOF – Displays DoF URLs– .HELP – URL to this page– .OPS – Maintained list […]

Looking twice

March 8, 2012


Shooting Insects nearly full time for 7 years has brought many surprises. One kind of surprise happens in post processing. One takes interesting looking series of photographs in field and finds something else unexpectedly during post. This blog entry shows a few such surprises while looking at shots second time ’round. Below is photograph from […]

Focusing – The-Threefold-Way™

January 24, 2012


Having read many sites and posts about proper focusing techniques for macro photography it is apparent this issue is not settled at all. Some photographers insist that manual focus is The-Road-To-Glory™, whilst others proclaim divine guidance that auto-focus is The-True-Path™. This post introduces another method – It is called The-Threefold-Way™ First some technical bits. This […]


January 20, 2012


Insects do interesting things! Showing what Insects do is great way of making photographs interesting. This does, however, require knowledge of subject, patience, and desire to do some work. Effort put into this kind of photography usually pays off big time. Tongues! An easy way to start with behaviour photographs is shooting Bees and Wasps […]

Hello world

January 13, 2012


Hello. Name is Paul Davidson. This blog will focus on advanced field macro photography.  Techniques, equipment, experiences, people, and anything else that relates to making macro photos of Insects. Hoping to provide information about field macro from beginners to experts and professionals. All comments, suggestions, critiques, and slanders are welcome! Ok, lets have some fun! […]