Macro Photography Lighting Tutorial
We all know that without light we can’t see a thing. And without the proper lighting, your macro photography will suffer. If you’ve ever spent time on a shoot, only to discover that your macro shots simply didn’t turn out like you thought they would, due to a lack of proper lighting, you know all too well how important it is to put some effort into ensuring that your lighting conditions are optimal when you take macro photographs, or photographs of any sort for that matter.
Today’s macro photography lighting tutorial is all about inspiring you with some simple, very affordable lighting alternatives that you can use right now. You’re going to absolutely love these tips, as you probably have the lighting equipment needed to pull them off already sitting around your house or apartment. Take a look at just how easy it can be to shed some amazing light on your macro photography subjects during your next shoot.
Do you see how easy it can be to drastically alter lighting conditions without spending a ton of money on new flashes, studio lights or any kind of additional equipment? It just takes a bit of creativity, some common lighting solutions you probably already own and a bit of patience to position things until your lighting conditions are ideal for shooting your macro photography subjects of choice.
We hope that you are able to put this simple macro photography lighting tutorial to work the next time you break out your DSLR. You should find that it’s easy to take these ideas, run with them and even to tweak them a bit to come up with new, creative lighting solutions for all of your upcoming macro photography sessions.
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To learn more about macro photography lighting you may be interested in the following book –
‘Flash Techniques for Macro and Close-Up Photography’