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Top Macro Photography Tips & Techniques You Can Try At Home

You don't need an expensive studio and lighting equipment for great macro photography! In fact, with a bit of DIY and some imagination, you can easily capture creative close-up shots.

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Our friends COOPH are back with another great video to fill you with inspiration, and, to also help you save a bit of money. 

Their focus this time is macro photography, of everyday objects, at home. Plus, they show you how to build your own flash diffuser to enhance your images without expensive lighting equipment and accessories. 


"Shooting some everyday items and without leaving the comfort of your own home, you too can have a great time with this style of photography that changes the way you see the world," says COOPH. 

Up first are the instructions on making a DIY light diffuser out of a Pringles packet before the team show how the make-your-own diffuser can help with capturing bubbles in water and patterns in ice. 

After bubbles come textures before the team get creative with a plastic bag, making it look like it could be a landscape shot of a cave. 

How about shooting a teeny-tiny miniature still life? Well, the team also show you how you can do this along with getting creative with prisms and soap bubbles

Take a look at some of the images the COOPH photographers captured below and if you, also, have a creative macro shot, why not share it with us in the Gallery

 

Bubbles

©COOPH

 

Bubbles

©COOPH

 

Macro Still Life

©COOPH

 

'Cave'

©COOPH

 

Tooth Picks

©COOPH

 

Bubbles in water

©COOPH

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