Macro Photography88 articles

Get close without sacrificing focus, clarity or color. Our archive of macro photography tips will help you capture the finest details of your subject.

Complete Macro Photography Tutorial

Complete Macro Photography Tutorial

Macro photography is a unique type of photography that involves capturing extremely close-up images of small objects. In this video tutorial, Adam Karnacz of First Man Photography takes us through the complete guide to macro photography: Gear: The first thing you’ll need for macro photography is a camera. A macro lens is the best option, […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Busy Bee Macro

Interesting Photo of the Day: Busy Bee Macro

Bees are one of the hardest workers in nature, and it feels quite satisfying when you come across an image that captures their effort so well. This image, taken by photographer Sam Stephens, is a great example: Stephens shot the image with a Nikon D7200 camera and a Nikon 105mm macro lens. We’re sure he […]

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Macro Leaf At-Home Photography Tutorial

Macro Leaf At-Home Photography Tutorial

.Autumn leaves can be a great subject for macro photography. They go through a change in color which gives them an interesting look. Furthermore, they also undergo the decaying process which further adds interesting textures and patterns to the leaves. And the best part is that you can easily take them home and photograph them […]

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Macro Focus Bracketing and Lighting Tutorial

Macro Focus Bracketing and Lighting Tutorial

One of the key markers of stunning macro photography is image sharpness. A little camera shake, too much depth, or an out-of-focus corner of the subject can really ruin an image. You want to get every detail, which requires an advanced understanding of your camera’s settings. Yes, including flash and focus bracketing — which Andrew […]

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How to Take Macro Wildlife Photos in a Rainforest

How to Take Macro Wildlife Photos in a Rainforest

When we think of taking macro photos in nature, most of us imagine photographing flowers and other vegetation, or even some insects. But that’s not what we’re talking about in today’s exciting video. Today we have photographer Colby Brown who’ll show you how you can take your macro photography to the next level by working […]

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How to Use Off-Camera Flash with Macro Nature Photos

How to Use Off-Camera Flash with Macro Nature Photos

Shooting macro photography outdoors is a fantastic way to explore nature. However, lighting conditions can be very unpredictable here. Using an off-camera flash can help boost the quality of your macro images by better illuminating your subject. Particularly those that thrive in dense, dark forest undergrowth, like the fungi and flora Andrew Lanxon spent a […]

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Splash Photography Technique with Compositing

Splash Photography Technique with Compositing

Whether you’re photographing a product or food, there’s nothing quite like a “splash” to make it more appealing. Andrew Lanxon, a skilled product and macro photographer, knows all about how to capture liquids in their best form — be it splashing or sloshing! In his Macro Ideas at Home video, he guides us through how […]

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How to Photograph Insects

How to Photograph Insects

When it comes to macro photography, there are few subjects as fascinating to shoot as insects. Typically, photographers opt to capture them in the studio to achieve the best results. However, shooting insects outdoors can be equally as rewarding. Seasoned wildlife photographer, Paul Miguel, has some enlightening insect photography tips to offer in his latest […]

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Tips for Macro Photography at Home

Tips for Macro Photography at Home

In case you don’t feel like leaving home to shoot photos, try exploring the clutter of your living space to find interesting shots. Although it may not always be considered prime inspiration for photography, your home contains plenty of appealing angles and objects. Photographer Doug McKinlay describes how to photograph the inside of your house: […]

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Flower Photography: 7 Macro Tips

Flower Photography: 7 Macro Tips

Macro photography is undoubtedly one of the most exciting genres of photography out there. By allowing you to have a closer look, it lets you have an entirely different outlook. While mundane objects look very interesting under a macro lens, beautiful subjects like flowers appear even more appealing. In today’s exciting video, we have macro photographer […]

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