Managing backgrounds in the field


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Managing backgrounds in the field

No matter what type of macro subject matter you like to shoot, once you get out in the field, you're going to have to be prepared for this kind of thing, for actually laying in the dirt. A lot of times the small things in the world are close to the ground. And, to get the angle that you want, you're really going to have to get down your hands and knees, or lay down. If you are going to be shooting flowers, or insects, or other things that are moving on their own, or being moved by the wind, you may be laying there for a long time waiting for exactly the right moment. So, just be prepared for that. Before you go out, don't go out macro shooting in your Armani or something, because you're very likely going to get it messed up.

I've seen this little daffodil here, and decided that I want to try and take a look at it. Something we haven't talked about in the studio is just how significant the background in your scene is, and how sometimes difficult it is to manage t...

Managing backgrounds in the field
Video duration: 7m 39s 4h 14m Intermediate

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Managing backgrounds in the field provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Macro and Close-Up

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