Practicing macro by shooting in the kitchen


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Practicing macro by shooting in the kitchen

It's time to take all of these little parts we've been talking about, and put them together into some actual macro shooting. So, I've got an exercise for you. You need, obviously, some kind of macro-capable camera, and that could be a point-and-shoot camera. I'm going to reverse my 50 millimeter lens, and work with that. I've got a reversal ring to do that, to make it easier. Now, what I want you to do is just go work your kitchen from a macro perspective. There's nothing more to it than that. Just go into your kitchen. Find cool stuff in your kitchen that you think would make good macro shots.

We are not after great masterpieces here; this as an exercise to help you practice focus, composition, help you understand depth of field. There is one thing you need though, and that's a very particular lighting situation. Let me show you what I've got. So, for this to work, you need to find a situation like I'm in right here. I have a window, open to the outside ...

Practicing macro by shooting in the kitchen
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Practicing macro by shooting in the kitchen 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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