School of Photography Introduction to Macro Photography

Product Code: SOP-ITMP


Course Information
Course Name: Introduction to Macro Photography
Course Location: Park Cameras School of Photography - Burgess Hill Training Centre
Course Dates

This course usually runs regularly

Course Overview

The course will demistify the subject of macro photography and help you to capture detail close-up images by covering the necessary techniques through theory and practical elements.

Topics Covered

This course intends to cover:

  • Close up and macro terminology explained
  • Understanding magnification ratios
  • Macro on budget and the use of close-up filters
  • Use of recommended accessories to assist with your close-up shots
  • Recommended exposure modes for capturing macro images
  • Depth of field - why it is relevant and so important
  • Use of Canon DPP software to aid with macro images on Canon DSLRs
  • Use of third party applications and accessories to capture macro images
  • Switching from crop sensor to full size sensors and associated benefits and disadvantages
Required Equipment

If you own a DSLR and macro lens, please bring this along with a fully charged battery. 

You may also want to bring small objects that you'd be interesting in capturing.

Required Skill Level

This is a practical course with a grasp of basic photography required.

What is included with this course?

As well as covering all the course content, you will also receive:

  • Refreshments - tea, coffee, and other hot or cold drinks available throughout the day  

Park Cameras offer a range of photography courses in London and West Sussex for a range of cameras and photographic styles, please see our School of Photography page or call us on 01444 23 70 70 for more information on any of our photography classes.

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