Shooting macro


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Shooting macro

So I've switched to my Canon 100-millimeter f/2.8 macro. I really like this lens. It works as a normal 100-millimeter lens. So if you've got a zoom lens that has a 100-millimeter focal length, you know what kind of field of view you're going to get with this lens. So I can be out shooting. I can shoot landscapes with this lens because it's got a nice reach, and so on and so forth. What makes it a macro is its minimum focusing distance. Watch what happens here. I'm going to fill the frame with this flower, something I couldn't do earlier.

I'm doing that from back here and I've got the image in focus. Shoot that like this. So this is a nice shot. I was not able to fill the frame with the flower with my 24-105 earlier. But watch this. I'm going to come in here now, and I think I can get even a little bit closer. I'm getting much closer than I could before. This lens has a very tiny, tiny minimum focusing distance. And so that lets me get in like this.

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Shooting macro
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Shooting macro provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Specialty Lenses

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