My First Macro Shots - Please Give Advice!!

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  1. The_Saint

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    I'm 14 years old, and VERY NEW TO PHOTOGRAPHY. I'M A NEWBIE.

    Please give comments, Crit and Advice and these( MY FIRST MACRO SHOTS EVER)

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  2. The_Saint

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    I like the first one, I like how you captured the web between the flowers and have the rest a bit soft.

    The pics after that I dont care for, the subject seems to take up too much of the frame....a bit overwhelming. Not to mention most of them are too soft (have no focus point)
     
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    Looks like you shot them with a lensbaby cause of how soft they are. I agree with Freedbaby, its to overwhelming.
     
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    Shot it with a Canon IXUS 4mp. rubbish camera. Saving up for a new one. With changeable lenses and all that.
     
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    Cool another 14 year old, haha.

    I think your first one is by far the best, the one's after that are good experiments, but they will never be anything special.

    Here's a photoshop edit I did on your first photo. I think it helped a bit:
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    My steps were:
    -cloning out the webs
    -darkening the shot
    -adding contrast
    -applying unsharp mask

    That's all. Sometimes little edits help shots.
     
  7. The_Saint

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    Thanks man.
     
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    Heres a few more, Let me know what you think!!

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    Comments please!
     
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    The model airplane prop isn't bad, but the rest don't do anything for me.
     
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    The model airplane is good. The second set of pictures is much better, you're definitely improving, keep it up.
     
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    why is macro like crack for noobs? Your WB is way off but you got potential!
     

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