Basic Macro Photography
Basic Macro Photography

Basic Macro Photography

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Glazers Camera Classroom

811 Republican St.

Seattle, WA 98109

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This course is a hands-on shooting experience. Students should have a working knowledge of their cameras. The course will give students a basic understanding of Macro Photography utilizing a number of tools and techniques.

Class is limited to 8 Students.

What to bring

  • Camera with a lens suitable

For macro photography

  • Cable release
  • Charged Battery
  • Memory Card

Macro lenses available

For rent @ our Rental Store

Discussion Topics:

What is Macro Photography?

What is a Macro lens?

What is minimum Focus distance?

What are ratios and how does it affect the image?

Tools for Macro Photography

  • Close-up filters/step-up rings
  • What’s the right Macro Lens and Why?
  • Reversing Rings
  • Bellows
  • Extension Tubes and exposure factors
  • Reflectors
  • Shooting Tents
  • Tripods

Take a Break

Set up Basic macro shooting exercise

Break class into partners of 2 and shoot.

What’s Next – Shooting Water Collisions

Instructor: Jeff Mitchell, Glazers Employee.

For Instructors Bio please visit:

Glazer's is now offering a wide range of new classes for all levels of photographers! We are proud to provide our community with skills and techniques to improve the quality of their work and introduce them to undiscovered interests in photography!

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