8 Mistakes Beginners Make in Macro Photography

Macro photography has many challenges that are unique to it, but when you can overcome them, you can produce entrancing photos of seemingly mundane things right around you. The learning curve can be a bit steep, though, so if you are new to macro work, be sure to check out this fantastic video tutorial that shows eight mistakes beginners commonly make and how to fix them or avoid them altogether. 

Coming to you from Micael Widell, this helpful video tutorial discusses eight mistakes beginner macro photographers commonly make and what you can do to fix or avoid them. No doubt, macro work is difficult to do well, but if you are interested, it is well worth taking the time to get better. You will soon discover that unlike other genres, you are virtually surrounded by potential subjects pretty much wherever you go, making it a great way to explore the world around you. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Widell.

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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