Tag Archives: Macro

Macro Photography

We all go nuts (well some of us do) over how good our camera is on our smartphone. Well, maybe we all should just buy a decent camera that is small enough to fit in your pocket. This is what I have done. Except I took the Sony RX100 III and have modded it. The alterations are straight forward, and provide significant benefits not just to the RX100 III, but even more so to the earlier versions especially RX100 II or RX100 I. I will be writing an editorial on this later this week.

One of the weaknesses is macro on the RX100. However, after modding the RX100 III, I am now able to create macros as below. I am hoping as I spend more time with the RX100, that I will be able to improve upon the macro shots. No filter were used in these photos, just a frame added.

Hover Fly #macro #topview

Hover Fly #macro #feeding

Fake Mini Limes #plant #macro

Tangled Mess #macro

That Bee #macro

Apple iPhone 6 Plus – macro & high res camera shots

Below are 4 photos taken at the weekend with the iPhone 6 Plus. No edits or crops in these shots. I have linked them to my Flickr so you can check out all the exif data if you wish. I was very pleased with the overall quality.

War Memorial at Princetown, Devon #iphone6plus #unedited #highres

Red berries and a leaf - extreme macro #iphone6plus #unedited

Yellow Berries - extreme macro #iphone6plus #unedited

Princetown Fountain Sign #iphone6plus #unedited

Macro Mode on the HTC One – tips

Thanks to my twitter friend @richardcyates , I have been able to achieve some incredible macro shots. The trick is to select macro mode, turn flash on and shoot around 10cm from subject. Then with the free photo editing app snapspeed, crop the flower area to create the finished articles below.

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All the above shots were taken first time every time. Such a good camera on the HTC One.