Using a Copy Stand for Macro Photography
It takes patience and the willingness to work hard in order to become a better macro photographer. Just as you would put a lot of time and effort into mastering a musical instrument, computer programming or any other topic that you are passionate about, it takes that kind of hard work and dedication to become better at taking extreme close up photographs that look great. Don’t let this talk of work and patience throw you off, though, it is still very enjoyable to spend time perfecting this art form that we all love, so you’re sure to enjoy yourself as you become better.
But how do you learn the skills you need to take very technical macro photographs. You know the kinds of close up photographs that might get used in trade magazines, instruction manuals or even as part of scientific literature? Well, you simply need to get a bit of training to help point you in the right direction. And that’s just what we have for you in today’s macro photography tutorial – learn more about macro photography and see how you can use a copy stand for macro photography!
Take a look at this photography lesson from Dr. Robert Lenfert, to take your macro photography skills to the next level…
Aperture, lighting, focal length and shutter speed are all very important aspects of taking the highest quality macro photographs. It is very easy to take some – even all – of these things lightly. But once you see how they all tie together, you realize that you must spend time perfecting your technique and using the right settings in order to improve the quality of your macro photographs.
You may never have to take overly-technical macro photographs, but it sure is nice to see how the pros do it. The use of the copy stand, in conjunction with proper technique, can really lead to some unbelievably detailed photographs to add to your portfolio in the near future.
Don’t forget that your friends and fellow macro photographers are in need of this training too! Take a second of your time to click on the Share button to make sure this information gets passed down the line to all of your friends!
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