As a macro photographer, I commonly get asked questions about shooting fast-moving live subjects, as well as how I create my compositions. Many elements come into play when creating these images, and so, I would like to discuss a few macro photography tips, including some that often get overlooked.
Close-up and high-magnification photography is like turning everything up to 11. Depth of field is minimal, shutter speeds must be fast, and ISO has to be perfectly balanced to even get a clear shot. So, does this incredibly hard discipline make you a better photographer? Or will it just leave you confused and frustrated with your kit?
With most of us stuck at home without our normal shoots to keep us busy, you might be looking for projects that can keep your technical skills sharp and the creative juices flowing. Macro photography is a fantastic genre to dive into right now, and this excellent video will show you five different projects you can try while you are at home.
The lockdown has left a lot of us itching for something to shoot as we are unable to travel or meet with clients. If you are one of those people, you should consider the world waiting to be unlocked by simply photographing the flowers around your yard. This great video discusses the joy of the process and the great images you can create.
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