Some Macro at Cinta Alam

During the weekend trip I had the chance to do a little bit of macro, I did wonder into the trees but there were just too many mosquitoes…and damn they were hungry.

I had a little look around the compound but there weren’t many subjects and it was super hot..I was of course using the cangih milk bottle diffuser!

The kitchen towel at the front was torn though so it was a little bit harsh, I might try two layers next time for extra out of practise too. Anyway here’s what I managed to come up with.

Tiny Grasshopper

Tiny Grasshopper

Shiny Spider

Shiny Spider

Long Legs

Long Legs

Colourful Fly, there was a blue one, red one, green one and this gold-ish one.

Colourful fly

Green Damselfly

Green Damselfly

Fruit Fly or Wasp?

Fruit Fly or Wasp

Soft Beauty

Soft Beauty

That’s all for now!




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12 Responses to Some Macro at Cinta Alam

  1. Ranga April 16, 2008 at 2:27 pm #

    Unbelievable shots lah! How do you manage to get so up close without scaring them off? Have you tried photographing fish yet?

  2. kevin April 16, 2008 at 3:38 pm #

    great pics bro.

    btw, you have a typo. its canggih not cangih.

  3. Dabido April 16, 2008 at 7:57 pm #

    Kewl pics. Inspirational even.
    I still haven’t had time to use my macro lens yet. I should head out into my garden here and see what there is. 🙂
    [Told you it was inspirational] 🙂

  4. TZ April 16, 2008 at 9:07 pm #

    Awesome picture!

  5. katsmew April 17, 2008 at 10:15 am #

    U sure take amazing photos! Love them!

  6. James April 17, 2008 at 9:06 pm #

    Those insects love you. Tell us what it is 🙂

  7. Simon Seow April 18, 2008 at 8:00 am #

    Now that’s what I call Macro Beauty.

  8. eyeris April 18, 2008 at 9:22 am #

    I thought you went shopping in Macro in Cinta Alam. LOL

  9. moons April 18, 2008 at 10:00 am #

    Love your macro shots as always 😮

    Funny how I like photography but I suck at it, not to mention the shaky hands.

  10. grace April 20, 2008 at 9:11 pm #

    omgomg such professional shots…luv it

  11. sarah April 20, 2008 at 10:14 pm #

    Can you give some tips on how to get amazing photos?

  12. ShaolinTiger April 21, 2008 at 12:37 pm #

    Ranga: Just practice, patience and getting the right subject.

    kevin: Thanks 🙂 Near enough la! Only one letter difference..

    Dabido: Yah get out there and find some bugs.

    TZ & katsmew: Thanks!

    James: Must be my smell knocks em out..hahaha

    Simon Seow: Thanks!

    eyeris: Hahaha, I think all the Macros have closed down, most seem to have been taken over by Tesco.

    moons: Practice makes perfect!

    grace: Thanks!

    sarah: Practice a lot and study a lot, photography is all about light – so learning how to use light is one of the most important aspects. And of course you must know your camera and the technical settings (Aperture/Shutter Speed/ISO/WB) and relations inside out.