Here's an interesting article about how photos can be (mis)used to convey a certain message. I think the examples shown with recent events in the Caucasus are a little extreme, but the points made early in the article certainly have some merit.
What do you think?
Soon after buying my first digital SLR (a Canon 350D in February 2005) I bought a 50mm f/1.8 lens. I thought the focal length with that lens was great - and I had a few close up filters to go with it which had been lying around my house and were probably older than me. At the time I took some nice (in my opinion) macro photos using this setup.
I can't remember why but I sold that lens after a year or two, and then bought a 50mm f/1.4 earlier this year. The filter size on this new lens is a bit different so my old close up filters were of no use, and step up rings seem a little hard to find these days...
Today I bought some new close up filt