Macro Photography – How To Shoot Dew On Spider Webs
This video tutorial will teach you how to shoot the dew on spider webs. Spider webs are great macro photography subjects. What we love about spider webs is that they look even more stunning after a rainy day. The water droplets on the spider web usually adds a new dimension to your macro photo!
A few things you will need to keep in mind when photographing spider webs. You will need to:
- Use a tripod to help reduce camera shake.
- Use a cable release. If you do not have one, you can set your camera onto the timer mode and have the camera take the photo after a set number of seconds. This is required to help reduce camera shake.
- Ensure that your camera is parallel with the spider web so that the spider web will be in focus.
- Be extra careful – your movement or your equipment (eg. lens) could disturb and damage the spider web when you get up close.
- Make sure that you remove any potential clutter behind the spider web to achieve a better result.
To help you get started, here is an interesting video by Tim Grey on how to photograph a spider web –
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