How to Photograph Wildflowers

Wildflower photography can be a great way to enjoy nature and photography simultaneously. If you are interested in wildflower photography and unsure of how to get started, check out this fantastic video tutorial that will give you several useful tips that are sure to improve your work no matter what kind of camera and lens you use. 

Coming to you from Leigh TheSnapChick, this excellent video tutorial will show you a range of helpful tips for photographing wildflowers. If you want to photograph the details of flowers but do not own a macro lens, try using an extension tube. While they generally will not provide the magnification levels of a dedicated macro lens, extension tubes are far cheaper and a great way to test the waters before you make a larger investment in a specialized instrument. There are a few drawbacks, mostly that they do not provide much more magnification for telephoto focal lengths and that you may take a slight hit in image quality, Still, they are affordable and portable, so there is no reason not to keep one in the side pocket of your bag for those detail shots. Check out the video above for the full rundown. 

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