Macro Photography Tips & Techniques
Landscape photography is all about the exploration of beautiful locations, both large and small. Macro photography is close-up photography of those small subjects. It allows the photographer to slow down and focus on the smaller scenes. It highlights the beautiful details that most people pass by. Often, macro photography subjects are flowers and small insects. It is an extremely rewarding genre after a small learning curve. Moreover, macro photos are accessible no matter the location. Astoundingly creative photos can be captured anywhere, even your own backyard.
By simply adding a few basic macro photography techniques and post-processing tools, you can capture truly mesmerizing images. The pro photographers at Visual Wilderness discuss lens choices and even inexpensive macro gear alternatives. In addition, they will walk you through understanding magnification, working distances, depth of field, as well as focusing and compositional tips. Learning to work with and control light, both indoors and outdoors, to highlight your macro subject adds another level of sophistication to the image.
Follow the step-by-step case studies in the Visual Wilderness courses to learn from the pros to determine how and where to focus when shooting small scenes. Discover how to overcome environmental challenges. Learn to process images using advanced techniques such as focus stacking. Finalize your images by following complete start-to-finish workflows to create stunning macro photos through various tools such as basic adjustments, targeted color adjustments, noise reduction, and sharpening.