Digital Macro and Close-Up Photography For Dummies

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Wiley, Jun 24, 2011 - Photography - 336 pages
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Master macro techniques and capture brilliant up-close photos

Macro photography uses specialty lenses and advanced digital cameras to capture stunning up-close images. This book helps you understand the nuances of macro techniques so you can take unique and remarkable close-up digital photos. Equipment recommendations, helpful tips, and coverage of specialized elements that are exclusive to macro photography all aim to make you more savvy and comfortable with macro and close-up techniques. In addition, the easy-to-follow steps and suggested exercises go a long way to make you more familiar with your camera's capabilities so that you can take fantastic photos.

  • Introduces the techniques of macro photography and explores how to capture stunning close-up digital photos
  • Reviews using macro lenses, extension tubes, reversing rings, and other camera equipment and accessories
  • Shares tips for exposure and lighting techniques in the macro format
  • Addresses depth of field, working distance, and framing when shooting
  • Covers where to find subjects to shoot and setting up your macro studio

With full-color examples and technique comparisons, this fun and friendly book presents step-by-step guidance for taking your close-up photography skills to the next level.

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Thomas Clark is a professional photographer whose portfolio has landed him gigs with Sony, Nike, Puma, and Subliminal Records. You can view his image galleries on his website, tomclarkphoto.com.

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