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Backlit Macro Photography

Master the art of Backlit Macro Photography through the use of both natural light and supplemental light.

– with Padma Inguva

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm (New York Time), August 23, 2020



Streaming customers get free access to the recorded sessions.

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens if I cannot attend my Live Online Class Session?

We record all our live classes session. So if for some reason you cannot attend a live session you will have 1 year watch the the recorded video.

NOTE: Online classes are non-refundable.

What do I need to attend Live Class Session?

You will need a high-speed internet connection to attend our live online class.

We use Zoom Meetings to run our online classes. Zoom Meetings is compatible with all devices, including Mac and PC desktop computers and laptops, mobile phones, and tablet devices. If you're still not sure whether your device will work with our streaming services, try your device out by joining a test meeting at

NOTE: We do not recommend using your mobile phone to attend the meeting because of small screen size of mobile phone. You will get most out of your Online Classes if you are watching out live session on 13 inch or larger screen.

Can I access Online Classes after the Live Session?

Yes. We will attempt to record live presentation. Barring any unforeseen circumstances you will have 1 year access to the recorded video.

What's Included in our Online Classes?

Visual Wilderness Online classes is a live event. Here is what is included in our live online classes:

  • You will be able to watch and hear the instructors as they teach the class topic.
  • Our instructors use a variety of teaching materials in the online classes. These materials may include a Live video, Presentation, Post Processing and Field Videos and more.
  • You will be able to ask question during the Live Event using Zoom’s chat box. NOTE: You do not need a microphone to ask questions. All questions are submitted using the chat box.
  • We will send you a video recording of the class after the live session is completed.


  • Introduction
  • Review of camera and lighting equipment
  • Camera Settings
  • Shooting Setup for Indoor Situations
  • Post-Processing Approach
  • Conclusion


  • Compatible with: Photoshop CC 2020 or later, Adobe Lightroom Classic, Plugins such as Nik Collection 3 by DxO, Topaz Labs, and Exposure Software.
  • Video Created with: Photoshop CC 2020 or later, Adobe Lightroom Classic.


  • Learn the essential camera equipment and gear to create breathtaking flower photography.
  • Understand how to find or create backlit flower compositions using either natural light as well as supplemental light.
  • Discover when and why supplemental light will elevate your macro images.
  • How to create a post-processing workflow using both Lightroom and Photoshop.
  • Learn how to capture stunning back lit macro photos in a variety of lighting conditions with our straight-forward, non-technical lessons.

Easy-to-understand concepts with step-by-step illustrations and case studies to help you master your own lighting for macro nature photography.

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