I recently bought a new macro lens. After doing so I realized that I had no idea how to shoot macro photos. It’s not as easy as pointing the lens at your subject and clicking a button. There’s a lot more thought required.
I had two sources of inspiration for purchasing the lens. My main inspiration is my love of plants, and my desire to capture their most delicate details. The second inspiration comes from another blogger, Neely Wang, who shares her macro shots every Monday.
Recently she was kind enough to share 10 tips for shooting these up-close-and-personal pictures…
Here’s my first go at it: