Oxford School of Photography

insights into photography

Tag Archives: close up

How to Set Up a Lighting Studio for Macro Flower Photography

More from Lightstalking and a tutorial by the much admired  , as Tom says “Like sunsets and the grand-kids, flowers are up there as a popular subject for photographing. They also suit close inspection with the macro lens, extension tubes or whatever you use for your close-up work.” He is so right I have to ban students in some classes from handing in flower shots just to ensure there is some variety; my current bans for the summer school I am teaching at Lady Margaret Hall College here in Oxford, are no flowers, no ducks and no pictures of friends goofing around.