Fall color: how to photograph autumn leaves and other seasonal images

How to shoot frosty leaf close-ups

Necessary accessories for shooting Fall color

Necessary accessories for shooting Fall color: macro lens

Macro lens
Macro lenses come in focal lengths that range from 50mm to 150mm. With a longer focal length you’ll have more working room between the front of the lens and the subject.

 

Necessary accessories for shooting Fall color: tripod

Tripod
When choosing a tripod 
for close-up photography, look for one that will get you to ground level easily, without having to mess around with removing the centre column.

 

Necessary accessories for shooting Fall color: remote release

Remote release
By using a tripod and a remote release to fire the shutter, you’ll maximise sharpness. You can use a self-timer, but a remote allows you to time pictures better.

 

Necessary accessories for shooting Fall color: reflector

Reflector
A reflector lets you bounce light onto parts of the subject that are in shade. Not only will this provide a more even exposure, it can enable you to use faster shutter speeds.

PAGE 1: Common questions about how to shoot Fall color
PAGE 2: How to check focus with Live View
PAGE 3: How to shoot frosty leaf close-ups
PAGE 4: Necessary accessories for shooting Fall color
PAGE 5: Other ideas for shooting Fall color

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