Here’s a simple guide to get you started; with a full description of the macro style and a run-down on the equipment you’ll need to pull it off. [Photo & Videography]
Now that you’re more comfortable with the style, here’s a complete guide on macro photo and video that covers everything from setting up to lighting your subject. [Videomaker}
For the more visual folks, here’s a great video tutorial from photo coach Karl Taylor that walks you through the process.
Bugs and flowers seem to be the focus of the macro style, but it’s always good to think outside the box. Here’s some inspiration from Stockholm-based director Gustav Johansson who created this short video — uniquely telling a story by utilizing the macro lens to show texture and richness.
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Banner image courtesy Bob Fornal