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Heather Larkin shares her tips for finding macro photography subjects in your own home (or with a quick trip to the nearest store). What sort of subjects do you use in your own macro photography? Let us know in the Comments section. 0:00 - Introduction 0:20 - Idea 1 0:50 - Idea 2 1:17 - Idea 3 1:45 - Idea 4 2:09 - Idea 5 2:33 - Bonus Idea 2:54 - Final Thoughts
Macro photography subjects, such as jumping spiders, lady bugs, mushrooms, and more, are right in your backyard. Photographer Chris McGinnis tells us about the equipment, settings, lighting, and backgrounds he uses to capture the smallest subjects. 0:00 - Introduction & Overview 1:45 - About McGinnis 2:05 - Why Macro? 3:35 - My Gear 8:23 - Magnification 11:10 - Aperture 13:19 - Flash & Diffusers 14:51 - Black Backgrounds 16:56 - Camera Settings 19:53 - Focus Bracketing & Focus Stacking 23:12 - Sample Photos 28:46 - Top 10 Tips If
When choosing a macro lens, how do you decide which focal length is best for you? Heather Larkin discusses various macro photography subjects—such as flowers, insects, and dew drops—and the lenses that suit each situation. 0:00 - Introduction 0:48 - What is Macro Photography? 1:56 - Larkin’s Lenses 4:20 - Depth of Field 8:49 - Camera Settings 10:42 - Lens Choices 15:11 - Examples 21:02 - Q&A Sponsored by
Whether you're photographing frogs in the Amazon or insects in your backyard, in this B&H video, Sony Artisan Colby Brown shares his most important tips for photographing wildlife at a macro scale. 0:00 - Introduction 0:19 - Tip 1: Lens Type 0:55 - Tip 2: Off-Camera Flash 1:36 - Tip 3: Learn Your Subject 2:04 - Tip 4: Respect the Creatures 2:37 - Tip 5: Bug Spray 3:25 - Final Thoughts Did you learn something new about macro wildlife photography? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
Professional photographers Brett Wells and Derek Fahsbender critique macro photos, from flowers to insects. Their advice will give you inspiration on how to improve your macro photography. Which of these photos sparked your interest? Share your comments on them, below. Click here to watch Part 1 on gear and techniques.
Photographer and Sigma technology representative Brett Wells helps you take your macro photography to new dimensions, demonstrating his at-home setup, macro lenses, other accessories, and a great deal more. Share your takeaways from this presentation in the Comments, below. Click here to watch Brett Wells' critique in Part 2! Sponsored by Sigma
When the weather isn’t cooperating, or when you don’t have a lot of time, there are still opportunities to take photos! Lisa Langell shares her creative photography ideas, taking you through the process from photographing to editing. How do you find inspiration on a photoshoot that doesn’t go according to plan? Share your experiences with us in the Comments section, below.
Go behind the scenes with professional photographer and Nikon Ambassador Joey Terrill in his studio. This is your total macro photography guide, including information on finding ideas, gear, camera settings, depth of field, focus stacking, and more. What subjects do you currently take macro photos of? Tell us about them, and your process, in the Comments section, below.
Want your water droplet photos to make a splash? Join Brian Linhoff and Jim Koepnick as they review your water droplet photos, from water splashes to refraction photos! Learn how to take better photographs for your next photoshoot! Which photos caught your attention? And what tips did you pick up from Brian and Jim? Engage with us in the Comments, below! Click here to watch Part 1. Sponsored by Sigma
Wondering what to photograph while you’re at home? Join Brian Linhoff as he explains how to photograph water droplets, and shares additional information and tips on camera gear, settings, photo editing, and more! Have you photographed water droplets or other subjects at home recently? Share your experiences with us in the Comments section, below! Then watch Brian's photo critique in Part 2. Sponsored by Sigma
Have you ever wanted to film an epic-looking commercial? Filming close-ups (or macro) allows you to capture epic b roll that will make your product videos stand out. Visual engineer @Steve Giralt shares his macro videography tips to help you create a cinematic product video. Are you a macro videographer? Share your tips or ask questions in the Comments section, below. We are always pleased to hear from you.
Anne Belmont’s passion for flower photography shows through her ethereal and magical photos. In this photography seminar, Anne will give a peek into her techniques: how she uses life experiences in her visual storytelling and how she takes risks and experiments. She will also cover how Lensbaby allowed her to create her abstract and fine art photos in-camera, as its lenses allow for a shallow depth of field. We hope this presentation will
Go behind the scenes with Maria Perez as she shares her snow photography ideas, as well as camera settings, gear, and the meticulous planning and preparation that goes into a winter photoshoot. You can even do this photoshoot at home, in your neighborhood or right in your own backyard. Are you a snow photographer? Care to tell us about your adventures making photos in and around snow? Tell us all, in the Comments section, below, and be sure to come back to BandH.com for more video tips and
Looking for flower photography tips? Look no further! In this photography tutorial, we share essential gear, settings, and other tips for beginners looking to blossom into flower photography. For more useful tips on getting in close with your camera, click for our Macro Photography page! Have these tips helped your photography bloom? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
We show you tips and tricks for ring photography. Similar to our product photography video, we’ll be using a tabletop setup and a combination of natural light and studio lighting. Also check out these At-Home videos for more ways to help