“I used natural lighting to illuminate my photo subject and took advantage of the golden hour for the colors"

Macro photography
(Image credit: Panagiotis Dalagiorgos)

Macro photography shows the small and often unseen wonders of our world but for Panagiotis Dalagiorgos, it goes even further. “It is a means of expressing my feelings and pushes me to be creative in my compositions. My subjects are usually not that easy for humans to relate to, so I have to think outside the ordinary to evoke some feelings in the viewer.” 

During our conversation, Panagiotis shared with me the creative process behind the image and the techniques he employed to capture its stunning detail and vivid colors. 

Macro photography
Panagiotis Dalagiorgos

Panagiotis is an award-winning photographer from Greece, who specialises in nature and macro photography. He bought his first camera and macro lens during the pandemic lockdowns in 2020 and has been photographing the small wonders of nature ever since. He recently started working as a professional photographer in other genres, but says that nature photography will always be his first love.

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Kim Bunermann
Technique Editor

Kim is the Technique Editor of Digital Photographer Magazine. She specializes in architecture, still life and product photography and has a Master's degree in Photography and Media with a distinction from the FH Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences in Germany. While studying, Kim came to the UK for an exchange term at the London College of Communication. She settled in the UK and began her career path by joining Future. Kim focuses on tutorials and creative techniques, and particularly enjoys interviewing inspiring photographers who concentrate on a range of fascinating subjects including women in photography, the climate crisis; the planet, its precious creatures and the environment.