The Macro Photography Tips
Macro photography tips are one of many tips about photography which should be known by photographers. These tips are important to learn since there are many subjects to take when talking about macro photography. Macro photography is one of many photography techniques and one thing which may difference it with other techniques is since it is recognized by how to take the picture. The macro photography will need for about 1:1 or closer magnification to shoot.
When you are in the first time in photography or you just have a camera, there are many things to consider first before trying taking the picture. The first thing to do is making sure to read the manual given in the box. If you do not read it first, you will have no idea about the symbol for every dial.
One of the symbols on the dials is a little flower symbol. This symbol does not mean to shoot the flower but it has more in using. If you do not know about the symbol, try to take every flower surrounding you then you take another picture without tapping the flower symbol. If you can examine both of the pictures carefully, you will know the using of this symbol. This is the symbol of macro on the camera. So, you will use this dial more often when taking the macro photography.
It will be very helpful if you have already had a DSLR camera. You might not have any additional lens. Of course you know that every lens have different in using, so you could try to purchase a macro lens. There are many kinds of macro lens available in the market, make sure you find the dedicated one. This is worth to purchase since it comes in lower cost. Also, this is considered as the versatile lens since it also can be used for other than macro photography such as the portrait.
You will need to use the close up when taking this photograph. One tool which may help you very well in getting the best macro photograph is a tripod. You may be able to be closer to the subject and you might get some movements effect for every time you shoot. So, you will need a tripod pretty well. This tool will help in avoiding the camera from every movement. Every movement effect or even blur can be reduced by this tool since you can constantly take the picture without having to move the camera.
You will not get the best macro photography unless you know how to set it first. Then make sure to set the aperture for small setting and make sure it is higher than f / 13. This setting will help you in getting the level of the depth of photograph. You may set it for f / 13, but you will not get the best result since you could not get the depth of field of the photograph. If you want to get more depth and detail level for every shot, you could change the setting for more than f / 13 until f / 32.
It will be always different between taking macro photography and taking landscape or nature photography. Taking macro photography will not need any bright or shadow since it is only between the photographer and the subject. So, you will only need to close up for every subject you find and the best time for it is in early morning. Make sure to avoid the bright sun since it can cause the shadows to be harsh and also may cause the bright spot.
If you still want to take the photograph in the shadows and bright, you can use a shade in order to reduce any shadows and bright. Many things can be done; some of them are by using things which can reduce the bright sunlight effect such as umbrella or collapsible disc. If you do not carry any umbrella or collapsible disc, you can use your own body.
Even there are many tips about taking the macro photograph; one thing you could consider is about the creativity. Make sure to be creative. There might be problem when taking the pictures and many solutions to take if you are creative. Take many shots for one subject and find the best shot between some of the shots in order to get the best one.