Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Top 5 Macro Photography Posts

In honor of the New Year, Boost Your Photography is spending the month of January featuring collections of top posts across a variety of topics. Today's post highlights top 5 macro photography posts. Previous top posts have covered camera settingsapertureexposurephone photographyDIY photography hackscompositionlenses and accessories, and top photography ideas.

Top 5 Macro Photography Posts

#5 Product Review: Close-Up Lenses

Close-up lenses are an inexpensive way to add macro and close-up capabilities to your original camera lenses. These screw on to the front of your existing lens and allow you to focus in closer on your subject. This post reviews the Digital Concepts Close-Up Lens Set, which retail for around $10 USD. Read Product Review: Close-Up Lenses.

#4: Cheap and Easy Macro: comparisons and recommendations

Not set on the close-up lenses? This post offers a compare-contrast of several major inexpensive ways to obtain macro photography shots with your current camera and lenses, including close-up lenses, extension tubes, and reverse rings. Find out which is best for you in this head-to-head. Read Cheap and Easy Macro: comparisons and recommendations.

#3: Tips to Improve Your Macro Photography

This how-to post lays out all the composition, technique, and technical know-how you need to succeed at macro and close-up photography. Find out how depth of field plays into macro photography and more. Read Tips to Improve Your Macro Photography.

#2: Getting Started with Macro Photography

This great starter post has generated a lot of attention and provides a quick overview of macro photography including the how to, composition, and equipment. Read Getting Started with Macro Photography.

And the number one macro photography post on Boost Your Photography is ...

#1: Macro Fakery: Background Creation

This macro top post lays out a simple photography trick. The smaller your subject, the easier it is to manipulate the background. Read the full post to find out how the shot above was created: Macro Fakery: Background Creation.

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