Mar 14, 2018
www.dphotographer.co.uk Issue 183
3 key tips for macro
28-year-old. Passion for entomology (esp. spiders)
1. Know your subject. Some bugs are easy to shoot, some aren't.
2. Learn to stack. Focus stacking is a most beneficial technique for macro photography. Lots of great software. Rails not necessary for small stacks. Just make sure that your images are well aligned.
3. Use a flash. In field macro photography, a flash freeze the acion of moving bugs and shaky hands and ensure a sharp photo. A home made softbox made from cardboard, tinfoil and paper towel can be created for home use to provide lighting.