- What is Macro and why?
- Macro lighting
- Macro retouching
Why learn Macro? Macro photography helps in the commercial field and the artistic ones. Nature, insects, jewelry, watches, etc... Whether you learn it for the fun of it or to make a living, it's so essential.
- Basic photography knowledge (aperture, shutter, ISO)
- Basic lighting knowledge
Day 1 (2 Hours)
What is Macro? What are the subjects? And why Macro?
Macro Vs. close-up Vs. Micro
Different ways to shoot Macro part1 (Gear and techniques).
Day 2 (2 Hours)
Different ways to shoot Macro part2
(Gear and techniques).
Magnification, and how to calculate it.
Where to shoot macro?
Day 3 - Indoor Workshop (2 Hours)
Requirements: Must have: an idea, a subject to shoot and a background, DSLR + one normal lens (NOT macro Lens) preferably in the range 18-70mm
Plus: fixed lenses in the range 18-70mm or any other range, speed lights, close-up filters, reverse rings, extension tubes, macro bellows
Day 4 (2 Hours)
Lighting Macro photos
Retouching Macro photos
Day 5 (Outdoor Workshop - Open)
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Amateur photographer from Egypt, enjoying photography since 2009
Links to his work: http://500px.com/wmuhammad