A Beginner’s Guide to Macro Photography

A Beginner's Guide to Macro Photography


The beauty of macro photography is that you do not have to travel, book a model, or do anything involved to produce fantastic and compelling work. We are literally surrounded by potential subjects everywhere we go, and with a little bit of knowledge and patience, you can capture an entirely different world hidden in plain sight. If you are new to macro photography, check out this fantastic video tutorial that will show you everything you need to get started. 

Coming to you from First Man Photography, this excellent video tutorial will show you everything you need to get started in macro photography. Macro work can be addictive, as you quickly discover just how inundated we are with interesting textures, patterns, colors, and more. The best part is that something like a 100mm macro lens can pull double duty as a sharp portrait lens; in fact, mine has long been my workhorse for headshots, and I love to take it out to just explore around me a bit. Check out the video above for the full rundown. 

If you would like to continue learning about macro photography, be sure to check out “Mastering Macro Photography: The Complete Shooting and Editing Tutorial With Andres Moline!”