Join Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke for an in-depth discussion in this video Putting concepts together in a more complex shot, part of Photography 101: Shooting Macros and Close-Ups.
…For this movie, lets put together everything…we just talked about into one single shot.…So lets look situation that I have here.…To start off the hardware, gotta nice big solid…tripod holding the camera so I dont have to.…I've got my Canon 5d Mark II with a macro lens on it.…And I have added one more piece and that is a spacer ring in here.…This actually allows me to get even closer than I normally could with that macro.…So that's all in place.…I am lighting the scene with this off camera strobe, and it's off camera…because of the cable here, and this is of course necessary for doing any kind…of macro or close-up work because the flash, if it's on top of the camera…isn't going to hit the subject, so this way I can put it wherever I want.…And as you'll see when I do the picture, we're able to…move this around and try out different positions and see how that looks.…
I also have in here, shutter release, so that allows…me to trigger the camera without having to touch it.…It also's going to make it easier when I'm trying…
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