I planned on shooting lots of Landscapes photos from Phuket, Thailand, but I wasn’t expecting on processing so many insects and reptiles. This Tamron 18-270mm lens has a great macro feature allowing me to shoot plenty of close up subjects. Macro is something that I rarely do because the only macro lens that I had was a 100-400mm. But now that I know I enjoy shooting macro, I plan on investing in a dedicated macro lens for my 5D MK2 when I get back to the states. As for the photo, these lizards are very photogenic. I find them all over the place but rarely find them in a cool spot with a good pose. Now if I can only get the large Golden Skink to do the same.
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Software I use for processing my photos:
Photomatix Pro – Used for creating high dynamic range.
Topaz Plugins – Photoshop enhancement plugin.
Picasa – Free photo management program.
PS Elements – Used for post processing HDR images.
Lightroom – For adding the finishing touch.