How to set your autofocus for macro photography

How to set your autofocus for macro photography

Macro photography is a genre where focus is fundamental to a successful image. Macro photography is also the one genre where perfect focus is perhaps hardest to achieve.

This quick photography tutorial will show you how to set your camera’s autofocus in 3 simple steps so you can start taking consistently sharp macro photos.

Reverse lens technique for extreme macro photography

Reverse lens technique for extreme macro photography

To get close-up images of tiny subjects when shooting macro photography, you’d normally reach for a macro lens. But what if you want to shoot subjects so small that even the life-size reproduction provided by a macro lens isn’t enough? Why not try this handy reverse lens technique?

With a simple reversing ring that costs about £10 ($15), you can attach a lens to your camera the wrong way round. However, there are compromises when using a reverse lens method.

Photo ideas: soap bubble photography

Follow this simple soap bubble photography project and learn how to shoot cool psychedlic macro photos. All the ideas and inspiration you need to get creative at home

Creative photography ideas to try at home

A collection of photo ideas for around the house. If you’re in need of inspiration and ideas for creative photos you can try at the weekend, start here… Looking for photography ideas to try at home? Ideas that are simple to set up and shoot, but still deliver rewarding, creative pictures? You’ll find them here…. Continue reading

Your guide to photographing small pets

These small animals need the close-up treatment to gain any real impact when stuck in a frame on the mantelpiece.

How to shoot micro landscapes

It would be all too easy to arrange and contrive the image below of a rabbit skull and lichens, but the pleasure was in finding this arrangement deigne

Take superb shots of leaves in ice

To get the textured ice effect in the photo above, we placed the leaf and a little water in a plastic container and left it just long enough to freeze partially, but not to freeze solid.