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Macro Photography shooting tips (contd..)

Tip 161 (Look everywhere): One of the advantages of macro photography is that even mundane objects can look beautiful. You need not only look at flowers or similar things, but even normal keychains, colorful objects, almost anything has the potential to look beautiful at such short distances. Shoot a lot, but also be sure to […]

Macro Photography Tips (contd..)

Tip 156 (Clean background, no clutter): When taking a macro photo, remember that your aim is to ensure that viewers see the main object. Towards this, the background should be free of any striking object that draws the attention of viewers (it helps that the background will be blurred in a macro photograph). Even a […]

Macro Photography shooting tips (contd..)

Tip 151 (Read about the minimum distance): When shooting macros without using a specialist macro lens, be sure to review the manual. Every camera has a minimum distance specified for macro mode shooting, and is typically unable to focus when the distance between the lens and object is shorter than that distance.

Tip 152 (Using […]

Macro Photo Shooting tips (contd..)

Tip 146 (It’s about technique): A lot of people believe that you can only get good macro shots if you have a Digital SLR, and other equipment. Good equipment fits the ‘sufficient, but not necessary’ condition. I have seen some great macro shots using a good point and shoot camera, where the photographer used good […]

Macro photo shooting tips

Tip 141 (Use of flash in macro shooting): The simplest answer you get for using the inbuilt flash for macro photography is – don’t. For the short distances involved in macro photography, the inbuilt flash can be very harsh and cause over-exposure. If you need more light, better to either use longer duration exposures, or […]