As you progress as a macro photographer it is only natural that you will want to learn – and ultimately master – the cool tricks and techniques that the professionals employ on a regular basis. Let’s face it, we all want to create photographs that will absolutely astound and dazzle our audience. Today’s macro photography tutorial is going to show you the ropes to master one of the coolest macro photography tricks of them all – capturing photographs that feature specular highlights.
If you aren’t quite sure what specular highlights are, they can best be defined as a bright spot of light that is perfectly reflected off of an object. You might see these types of highlights appearing as little blasts of light that look almost like diamonds or as perfectly reflected miniature images within a photograph. Take a look at this lesson to master the basic techniques you need to use to create these kinds of dazzling photographs.
When people who don’t understand the proper techniques that must be used to capture specular highlights, taking these types of photographs seems almost impossible. But now that you have learned the exact steps to take to capture specular highlights, you know that it is much easier than you may have thought. The key, though, is to get out there in the field and to begin practicing the techniques that you learned from today’s macro photography lesson.
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