Join Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke for an in-depth discussion in this video Shooting close-up shots of pets, part of Photography 101: Shooting Macros and Close-Ups.
…One of the most common and most beloved types of photography…that you're going to want to do, is taking pictures of your pet.…If you have an adorable puppy or a kitten laying around the…house, well, chances are you're going to want to take lots of pictures of them.…Unfortunately, I don't have a dog.…But I do have a good friend, Roxanne, who brought over her…adorable little China poo, so that I could take some pictures of him.…Now, I'm not familiar with this dog.…It's the first time that we've met.…And so, I didn't really know what this dog's demeanor was going to be like.…Other than, that he loved the camera.…I didn't know if he was going to be easy to pose,…if he was going to be bouncing around all over the place.…
I really didn't know what was going to happen.…So, as you'll see throughout me shooting…here, there's quite a few challenges that I…had to overcome as far as trying to get a good picture of this pup.…Now throughout this video I want to talk about two different aspects of this.…We're going to talk creative, and we'll talk technical.…
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