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Tricks for Shooting Better Outdoor Macro Photos


Want to improve your macro photography game? Here’s a great 12-minute DPReview TV episode in which master macro shooter Don Komarechka demonstrates some simple techniques and setups you can use to capture better outdoor shots.

Komarechka’s tricks include examples of setting up backdrops and lighting for shooting things like ice, water drops, flowers, and rocks.

Previous articles Komarechka has written here on PetaPixel include shooting high-res photos of snowflakes:

A snowflake photo that took 2,500 hours to create:

Using UV light to make nature fluoresce:

And capturing vibrant colors inside snowflakes:

You can find more of Komarechka’s amazing macro photos on his website.