Join Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting close with an indoor flower setup, part of Photography 101: Shooting Macros and Close-Ups.
…Usually, if you are shooting flowers or plants or…any kind of nature, you are probably going to be outside.…But sometimes, outside isn't really compatible with shooting.…Maybe, there is rain or a lot of wind and it's kind…of hard to talk of flower and standing still in the wind.…So, sometimes it's easier to just brings the…outdoors in, where you have complete and total control.…And that's what we have done here.…So, what I've got is a very simple set up.…First of all, a couple of cut flowers, and you'll see…that I'm holding them up with this fantastic little stand here.…Now this is something off of Amazon for less than $10.…It's just a little model or hobbyist tool kit here.…It's just got a couple of alligator clips, comes with a magnifying glass as well if…you need it, and you can use this…to position objects and hold them wherever you like.…And it's really easy to rotate these around in position.…In this case your flowers exactly as your want them.…So this is fantastic.…It allows me to have my flowers set up precisely the way that I want.…
In this course, photographer and educator Joseph Linaschke provides an introduction to the worlds of macro and close-up photography. After an overview of the gear you'll want for macro work, the course explores some subjects you may want to capture, from flowers to bugs, to pets. The course also explores tools and techniques for shooting macros and close-ups using an iPhone.
- Shooting close-up shots of flowers and pets
- Exploring textures as subjects
- Shooting indoors, in a miniature studio
- Shooting macros with the iPhone
- Using high-speed sync to get light in a macro shot