Sunday, July 14, 2013

Photo shooting tips; hand lenses.

How to get the most out of your
inexpensive digital camera.
Today's digital cameras are capable of remarkable quality, but there are some tricks to getting the most out of them, especially when shooting close-ups of plants and insects.

This download provides some help.

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Brett Hall of the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum provided these tips for selecting a hand lens. These small lenses are invaluable in the field for quickly viewing tiny details of plant structures, insect bodies, mineral crystals, splinters in your fingers, etc.

How to choose a handlens.


  1. File not found error on both the PDF links.

    1. The web server crashed. I think you'll find that the links are just fine now.