Digital Macro and Close-Up Photography For Dummies
By Thomas Clark
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: June 2011
Pages: 336

Master macro techniques and capture brilliant close-up photographs

This hands-on, friendly guide helps you understand the nuances of macro techniques so you can take unique and remarkable digital photos. With full-color examples, technique comparisons, and equipment recommendations, it gives you the skills to master this art form and capture stunning detail with every click of your camera.

  • Develop an eye for details — learn to train your eye to see things from a macro and close-up viewpoint to snap gorgeously detailed photos

  • Take the quip out of equipment — get the 411 on the different types of equipment available and your best options for specific purposes and projects

  • Let there be light — find out how to apply different styles of lighting in order to achieve the best photographic results

  • Get your gadgets in gear — put your tools to use with helpful guidance on photographing specific subjects and ways you can make postproduction improvements

Open the book and find:

  • Plain-English explanations of macro photography techniques

  • The difference between macro and close-up

  • The equipment you need (and the equipment that's nice to have)

  • Advice on how to choose the right lens for you

  • Lighting do's and don't's

  • Macro and close-up photography in nature

  • Tips for getting your subject to relax

  • How to edit your photos in postproduction

Learn to:

  • Use specialty lenses and cameras to capture stunning up-close images

  • Master techniques like the professionals

  • Practice your skills with suggested exercises


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