Shooting on a budget? We show you two ways to take close-up photography without the need for an expensive macro lens…
Breathe new life into your macro photography with these fresh, seasonal ideas
In this tutorial we share our best macro photography tips on how to choose a focal point and set up your camera for striking close-up pictures of nature.
In this tutorial we show you how to set up your camera using macro focusing and depth of field to perfect your macro photography
Spring is here, bringing with it an explosion of life and colour. Learn how to shoot pictures of spring flowers with our simple guide.
Not everyone who wants to shoot close-up photography can afford expensive macro lenses… and nor do you need them! Here we review 5 great macro alternatives for photographers who want to get close without breaking the bank.
How can you make small things look good? The secret to creative close-up photography isn’t in the things, but in how you approach them. And especially how you frame them.
Learning lists of rules can help you think about photography, but they can be more confusing than useful while you’re trying to do it. Aim instead for the sweet spot between theory and practice, and you can make both work well for you. In this guide we’ll explain some easy ways to strike that balance with your close-up photography and show you how to make interesting pictures from just about anything.
Your garden is ripe with subjects this time of year. Read our garden photography tips and find out how to give your close-up photography a lift.
Whether you shoot insect photography or not, when you’re working with tiny subjects, it’s almost impossible to point, shoot and come away with good results. You really need to think about composition and lighting, and also about the way you behave around nervous wildlife such as insects.
Inside are 8 crucial tips every photographer should know when trying to shoot insect photography outside of a controlled environment.
Cook up some tasty photos of cutlery and cooking utensils for your kitchen wall. You only need simple kit for this photography project, but the results are seriously artistic