Overcoming Shallow Depth of Field In Macro Photography

Depth of Field (DOF) is defined as the distance between the nearest and farthest objects in a scene that appear acceptably sharp in an image (wikipedia). For normal, everyday shots (say portraits), having a shallow DOF can really blur out the background of a shot, producing some wonderful bokeh that everyone loves. This will greatly “separate” the subject…

Using Flash In Macro Photography

If you have any friend who loves to take macro photos, I bet he or she would have a macro set that uses a speedlight/flashgun. And your friend would probably tell you to invest in a good set of flashes too. Now, the question today is: Are DSLR built-in flashes or dedicated flashguns really that important…

How To Shoot Macro For Beginners

Hello again Macro lovers, thanks for stopping by! Today I will be writing a simple article on how to shoot macro for beginners, so that those who are new to the field could produce some macro shots too! And hopefully from there, develop a burning passion towards Macro Photography as I have! I could use…

Getting Your First Macro Camera

Alright, enough with the technical jargon already! I’m sure a lot of you are very eager to start taking your first macro shots and I totally understand your excitement! I remember it was around a year ago (2013) when I suddenly felt like going into Macro Photography- a decision that I have never ever regretted. However,…