You can find the advent of digitalization of photography swept away by some challenges regarding how to capture macro without a bundle of specialized gears. If you are serious about this type of photography, most of the macro photography workshops will suggest you get down in the dirt to capture an image and make the macro photography successful. This is an absorbing activity which is able to take you nearer to the perfection. It helps to frame an image which naked eyes may not be able to see. In most of the cases, macro photography is preferable for capturing insects.
- SLR or DSLR?
In order to shoot macro in the day film, apart from the requirement of an SLR camera, you also need a few add-ons to get highly magnified images of extremely tiny subjects. You would start by slipping a diopter lens to the front side of the existing standard lens. It would generate a degree of magnification; you would also install extension tubes between your normal lens and the camera body. You could get a set of macro bellows and place them between your lens and the body. If you have no problem to bear the expense, you would go for a costly and optically superb macro lens, desiccated to macro shooting. There is another option; that is fitting a reverse ring that allows you to focus much more closely. Frankly speaking, it is no less than a hassle although you are able to use these methods while using a DSLR to shoot macro.
- Are expensive equipments mandatory?
Nowadays, digital is doing macro photography with the dash. There is nothing to worry, even if you are a newcomer in this field. With a digital camera- compact or DSLR you can go for this kind of photography confidently. It is not necessary that you have to invest huge amount for this. You can capture quality images with a special digital camera of worth $200. This can be enough to capture the tiny world of insects and other small creatures and objects worthy of capturing. Before going for nature macro photography, you may try it on small matchboxes and similar small objects easily available before you. There is no denying of the fact that the higher-priced compact digital camera will perform better in comparison to the cheaper one. But for the beginners, the cheaper will work also.
- Macro and Landscape photography:
Landscape photography marks huge difference than the macro photography. Landscape photography covers ample space while macro focuses only on the tiny objects. The lessons provided by the landscape photography workshops will be different than that of the macro photography workshops. Therefore, you should not expect the lessons of macro to be similar to the lessons of landscape photography workshops.