Tutorials — Macro Photography

Macro photography is the art of making things bigger than life. Macro photography enthusiasts get up close and personal with bugs, plants, and all sorts of other things that the human eye doesn’t always catch the best view of. And how do they do it? With the right gear and the right know-how. Try these seven tips for macro photography...
To get these shots, I use two lights for the black background and one for the white background. For the black background, I have a light 90° left and 90° right of the subject with about a 12" gap between the two. Keeping the lights really close to the subject means you get a lot of light for the subject,...