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Shoot against black or white?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Susan van Wyk Sep 27, 2015. 1 Reply

Luke Brouwers, recently participated in the advanced course and has been submitting fantastic work to PHOTO CRITIC. Two of his…Continue

Macro Photography Setup

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Fox Sep 22, 2013. 2 Replies

I was busy packing and…Continue

Tags: setup, Macro

mini Macro Competition 2013

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Fox Oct 2, 2013. 22 Replies

It is spring again and so it is time to do some spring cleaning. We have had the icon for the macro group for a year and it is time to update it again. The macro group icon is the “…Continue

Mini Macro Competition

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lizan Maree Oct 11, 2012. 16 Replies

I am bored of our current icon/thumbnail of the macro group and it is time for a change. We are now in Spring which is macro photography heaven. I challenge everyone to submit a macro shot on the …Continue

Tags: Icon, Thumbnail, Competition, Macro


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Sandra Labuschagne might attend John Fox's event

MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP at MCademy Training Institute

November 11, 2017 all day
This one day workshop will help you understand the terminology, equipment and accessories involved in shooting macro and close-up images. We will cover everything from shooting and lighting through to post processing to get the most out of your macro photography. We will end the day with a practical session to practice what we have learnt and solidify our knowledge.For whom is this course:Photographers who already understand the basic aspects of photography and would like to improve on their…See More
John Fox commented on John Fox's group Macro
"Great texture and muted tones."
Jun 13
Susan Pretorius commented on John Fox's group Macro
"Hi John . I had these settings. Canon 6D , F3.5 , Iso 500 Lens Tamron 2.8 .  90mm  metering Spot."
Jun 11
Susan Pretorius commented on John Fox's group Macro
Jun 11
Jacques du Toit commented on John Fox's group Macro
"Wonder what was going through this ones mind while it was looking at me :?A) OOOOOOH that food would last a life time or B) I hope he doesn't see me"
May 6
John Fox commented on John Fox's group Macro
"Found this on the hard drive and decided to share it."
Apr 5
John Fox commented on Elaine de Bruin's photo

Tigertail Dragonfly (New edit)

"Looks great, well done!"
Dec 19, 2016
John Fox commented on Elaine de Bruin's photo

Tigertail Dragonfly

"Give it a go and tell me where you are stuck, I am happy to help, but you will retain far more doing your own process than following mine. At least you know what to work towards."
Dec 15, 2016
John Fox commented on Elaine de Bruin's photo

Tigertail Dragonfly

"When you get so many comments from the Admins it means they have seen potential in your shot. Here is my 2c. To better reach that potential this shot needs more editing, these dragonflies have great colouring and I think there is room for pushing…"
Dec 13, 2016
Amorien van Heerden commented on John Fox's group Macro
"A promise of beauty - ISO 100, F4.8, 1/250 sec - handheld. Cropped in Lightroom."
Nov 14, 2016
Amorien van Heerden commented on John Fox's group Macro
Nov 14, 2016
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Dedicated to the art and science of macro and close-up photography. Come share your work and knowledge on this fascinating subject.See More
Nov 14, 2016
Susan van Wyk commented on John Fox's group Macro
"Hi John, Thank you so much for the wonderful macro workshop on Saturday. As always I learnt soooo much from you. You inspire me. After much consideration I decided to call my attempt at making an apple look interesting 'Eve" Your emphasis…"
Nov 14, 2016
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Nov 8, 2016
John Fox commented on Danie Coetzee's photo


"This has always been a popular experiment with photographers. It used to be a lot more hit and miss, but since it is done with compositing a lot of the randomness has gone and has been replace by control. For this reason I think my personal…"
Oct 31, 2016
John Fox commented on John Fox's group Macro
"We have a Macro Photography workshop coming up on the 12th of November, follow the link if you interested in joining. To get you in the mood here are some images taken with…"
Oct 24, 2016

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December 19, 1979
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A Pro Photographer
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Portraiture, Landscape & Travel, Fine-Art, Macro
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Learning and loving it!

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Lesotho Fire

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 11:26 3 Comments

We were in Lesotho over the Christmas holidays. Everyone who hears that says "but why Lesotho?" and now you know. The sunset surprised us one evening after a storm. It was my one year old son who alerted me to it. So having noted the time and position I set up in preparation the next day. So luckily…


Macro Photography Weekend at Old Joe's Kaia

Posted on September 27, 2013 at 10:50 11 Comments

Recently we had our very first macro weekend at Old Joe’s Kaia in Schoemanskloof, and it was amazing. I absolutely loved the experience and the location and the people. Old Joe’s Kaia is set in a beautiful part of the country and provides an abundance of subject matter for just about any type of photography. We were probably a little early in the year to get the best array of insects for that sort of macro, but the size of the property and diversity of areas within the grounds allowed us…


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At 7:24 on January 28, 2013, Ben Kruger said…

Hi JOhn is there an invite that we can send out to the people for this week ends exhibition.


At 19:40 on December 18, 2012, Susan Pretorius said…

Baie geluk met jou verjaarsdag.

At 17:33 on December 19, 2011, Dries Alberts said…

Geluk met verjaarsdag. Hoop die jaar bring baie mooi fotogeleenthede.

At 9:25 on December 19, 2011, Corne Lourens said…

Happy Birthday.  Hope you have a wonderfull day.

At 8:06 on December 19, 2011, Rudolph Viljoen said…

Happy birthday John! May you have a blessed one.

At 17:18 on September 28, 2011, LEON PELSER said…
Tx John. Ek sal dat Deon my dit Saterdag leer!
At 21:55 on January 5, 2011, Johnny Barrington said…




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