Mastering Macro Photography: Learn by Video
Duration: 2h 32m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1024×576 | Audio: AAC 44.1KHz Mono | 2.63 GB
Language: English | Level: Beginner
Get Up Close and Personal with Your Photographic Subjects
Macro and close-up photography open up a whole world of photographic possibilities, offering new ways for you to express your creativity, create unique images, and better understand the capabilities of your equipment. In this Learn by Video workshop published in partnership with Peachpit Press, Tim Grey guides you through the equipment, techniques, and concepts that will help you produce the very best results when taking a closer look at a wide variety of subjects, big and small. You’ll learn about the special accessories used in macro photography, how to light macro subjects, and how to deal with the often-problematic issue of depth of field. The course culminates in a series of photographic projects, where you’ll follow along with Tim as he chooses the right tools and techniques to create stunning macro images.
This series of video lessons provides guidance on equipment and techniques for close-up and macro photography.
The contents of this course include:
Getting Started with Macro Photography
In this chapter we’ll explore the basic concepts involved in macro photography so you’ll have a solid foundation upon which to build as you start taking a closer look at your photographic subjects.
Supplementing the Light
In this chapter we’ll consider some of the ways you can supplement the amount of light available in your macro photography, including reflectors and flash.
Composition for Macro Photography
In this chapter we’ll look at some of the compositional considerations related to macro photography.
Expanding Depth of Field
In this chapter we’ll achieve extended depth of field by using multiple captures to create a composite image with a potentially infinite DOF.
This chapter includes several macro photography projects that show how the techniques covered in this course can be applied.