Learn how to use your dedicated macro lens to capture amazing images of insects and other tiny creatures. This course also covers other well known macro subjects such as flowers and waterdrop photography. Once you know essential focusing techniques and how macro optics work, macro photography is one of the most enjoyable photographic genres there is.
How many times have you purchased a book only to be disappointed as a large portion of it covers non DSLR or regular close up photography? If you are wanting to learn how to use your true 1:1 Macro Lens then this is the course for you. Not sure if you have a true macro lens? You'll find a list at the bottom of this page of all known lenses to date that are capable of 1:1 magnification. Those with lenses capable of 1:2 magnification will also find this course useful.
Course materials include our best techniques for using a 1:1 True Macro Lens (also suitable for 1:2 macro lenses). A set of Problem Solving Field Guide (PDF and JPEG). Shows you step by step how to quickly solve problems like camera settings and focus issues while out in the field. Those who use Photoshop or Lightroom will benefit from our post processing video + PDF showing how to further enhance the sharpness and details seen in macro images. Includes sample images and Lightroom Presets so you can apply them quickly with a single click. You are also welcome to join our Facebook Group (members of this course only) and par take in weekly challenges and project ideas.
We guarantee that by taking this course, you'll learn how to shoot better macro photos with your true 1:1 macro lens. As long as you have one of the lenses listed below, then you are good to go!
Canon EF-S f/2.8 USM - Canon MP-E f/2.8 1-5x - Canon EF f/2.8 USM - Canon EF f/2.8L IS USM - Canon EF f/3.5L USM
Those owning a Canon EF Compact f/2.5 will also find this course useful.
Nikon AF-S DX f/2.8G - Nikon AF Micro-Nikkor f/2.8 - Nikon Micro-Nikkor f/2.8 - Nikon AF Nikkor f/2.8D - Nikon AF-S Nikkor f/2.8G ED - Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor f/3.5G ED VR - Nikon AF-S VR Nikkor f/2.8G IF-ED - Nikon AF Nikkor f/4D IF-ED
Those owning a Nikon Micro-Nikkor f/2.8, Nikon Micro-Nikkor f/2.8, Nikon PC-E Nikkor f/2.8D ED and Nikon PC-E Nikkor f/2.8D will also find this course useful.
Olympus ED-Zuiko Macro f/2 - Olympus m.Zuiko Macro f/2.8
Those owning a Olympus Zuiko Macro f/2, Olympus Zuiko Macro f/2, Olympus Zuiko Macro f/3.5 and Olympus m.Zuiko Macro f/2.8 will also find this course useful.
Panasonic Leica DG Macro-Elmarit f/F2.8 ASPH Mega OIS
Pentax DA 35mm f/2.8 Macro Limited - Pentax D-FA 50mm f/2.8 Macro - Pentax D-FA 100mm f/2.8 Macro WR
Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro - Sigma 70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro - Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro - Sigma 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro - Sigma APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM
Sony DT 30mm f/2.8 Macro Lens - Sony 50mm f/2.8 Macro Lens - Sony 100mm f/2.8 Macro Lens
Tamron SP 60mm f/2.0 Di II 1:1 Macro - Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di 1:1 Macro - Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di VC USD - Tamron SP 180mm f/3.5 Di
Zeiss doesn't currently have 1:1 macro lenses, however these at 1:2 will also be sufficient for our course.
Zeiss Makro-Planar T 2/50 - Zeiss Makro-Planar T 2/100