Creative Macro Photography Ideas – Ice
By now you probably know that macro photography is all about taking very close-up photographs of smaller subjects. For example, you will see lots of macro photographs of butterflies and flowers. These small, colorful and amazingly detailed subjects make for some pretty nice photography subjects.
There will come a time, however, when you want to mix things up a bit and find some other subjects to photograph. Perhaps the winter months roll around and you just can’t find as many flowers or bugs as you were able to during the warmer winter months. Don’t fret if you think you have to put your macro photography on hold during the colder months. As it turns out, there are many creative macro photography ideas that you can try. For example, simple ice can make a great subject for your macro photography needs.
In today’s video post you are going to learn some very interesting ways to create clear ice macro subjects to photograph. Watch this quick macro photography tutorial by AutistiVision to find out how you can take some memorable macro photographs of clear ice right from the comfort of your own home…
Most people never take a close look at ice, and fail to realize just what an amazing thing frozen water really is. Macro photographers, however, know that there’s a world full of amazing things to photograph hiding right under our noses. You probably have a freezer in your house, and that gives you the ability to create some interesting ice subjects to photograph.
Did you see some of the creative ways that were demonstrated in this video lesson? Don’t think that you have to settle for regular, everyday ice cubes for your macro photographs. You can use some of the cool methods demonstrated in this video to create some of the COOLEST macro photographs of all time! If you’re patient enough to let the freezer do its thing, you’ll have more ice-cold macro photography subjects on hand than you can shake an icicle at!
Be sure to experiment with different types of containers and different types of water to create your icy photography subjects. You should notice a difference between the quality of ice you get from standard tap water and the quality you get from distilled water. With a bit of practice and experimenting you should become an expert on photographing clear ice in no time.
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