• Tuesday , 12 December 2017

An Introduction to Macro Photography

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Tim Cooper Photography: http://timcooperphotography.com/
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From backyards to city streets, to the National Parks, Macro Photography allows you to become delightfully lost in the intimate detail of our world. Professional landscape photographer and author, Tim Cooper, introduces you to the fascinating world of Macro Photography.

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34 Comments

  1. Victoria Moskwa
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    Thanks so much for simplifying the world of Macro! Now, I'm ready for that challenge.

  2. Micael Widell
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    This video is great! One of my main inspirations to get into macro photography a year ago. Check my channel for tips on high magnification macro photography.

  3. nightwrite1
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    This is a real value of service. The more you know the more you will do.

  4. lol whittingham
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    Something I've often noticed when watching these "B and H" videos. That the audience always look cold, sitting with their coats on……..can you not put some heating in there ???But you always give great tutorials. Thanks for sharing.  lolwit

  5. Patti White
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    OMG! I have paid for courses that dont nearly explain as well! I have been struggling with macros for years, my prefered photography. This guy has helped alot and im only halfway done with the video!

  6. FRZNGLSRBM
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    No wait, @34:00 he is talking about ratio. A 50mm lens with a 50mm extension tube doesn't give you a 1:1 ratio, but a ratio above 1:1, since the lens itself has a magnification, too. The crop factor plays a role, too, because it "magnifies" everything by this factor, for example 1.5x on a Nikon, 1.6x on a Canon and so on. So either I totally misunderstood ratio or this guy is totally wrong…

  7. Zeca Martins
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    Thank you so much! This video has really helped me a lot!

  8. mybluebelly
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    If you`re a cheapskate, just shoot through your "helping hands" magnifying glass if you have one of those little suckers handy. I did and it worked pretty darn good for stationary shooting. In fact i`ve taken pictures through my binoculars with great results. And that was using my phone. Of course that was before i got into photography and got a proper DSLR camera. I`m considering obtaining a macro lense but the magnification ratios aren`t all that magnificent to me. Still trying to work out how this little mystery works. I am gonna need something that will take really good close up pictures of stuff the size of a small stamp and be able to reveal a high level of detail. Any suggestions i`m all ears nose and eyes.

  9. Wilson E. Stevens
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    I have been doing macro photography for about 50 years. I started with a 4X5-inch view camera for Industrial Photography. This is the best intro lecture and slide show I have seen to date. Some very good points. Couple of things he could add, but if you use the ideas he presents, you will do very well. The digital camera has sure made it a lot simpler than it was.

  10. andy zawojski
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    Wow I just learned so much about my new macro lens ! Amazing info! Well worth watching…

  11. Mark Phoenix
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    Brilliant information, first class lecture, simple to the point and really, really useful! But please delete the 'alright's'!!!!!!!! Its a really odd sound that for me interputs the flow of what your talking about! 🙂

  12. mikew9788
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    fit and finish on sigma is just as good as canon or nikon. iv never seen a sigma with a plastic mount ring. bs on that

  13. InTheNameOfJustice
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    I have serious hate issues with Photoshop. It drives me cucking fazy. I watch hours of tutorials on the Net but when I click the same things they click 9 times out of ten I get either nothing happening or a completely different thing happening to what I see on the screen. I HATE the crappy fucking thing! Plus, it needs a shit load of memory to do anything so already it is only aimed at people with shed loads of cash to buy expensive computers with. The rest of us can fuck off it seems.

  14. Jo Cliff
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    Thank you very much. This is was a great tutorial, both interesting and clear. I have learnt so much. Thanks again.

  15. rbnedu81
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    Excellent explanation. Thank you very much 👍

  16. AeroPR
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    Amazing class and instructor!

  17. Mohamed Subry
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    I have canon 7d mark ii, so which macro lens would you recommend? and need one more lens recommendations for Bird photography in a low budget.

  18. Asa Ellison
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    Thank you sir for this great lesson. I have learned much.

  19. jacob fried
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    which macro lens would you recommend for a beginner? (with a low budget)

  20. StockFootage.com
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    I have been shooting exotic bugs with a Canon 100mm macro with a RED camera and I would like to take it to the next step of getting tighter shots, what lens do you recommend?

  21. Barbara Rosevear
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    Thank you it was so enjoyable and easy to understand.

  22. Jim z
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    that a d700

  23. Jake Pilich
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    I use 31mm extension on a 50 – 250mm canon lense, works BEAUTIFUL, especially with autofocus, and if you really wanna get grimmy, you can adjust the settings in the camera option to focus how you want using electronic extension tubes, so you dont have to move in and out all the time. The problem with that is the camera will decide what to focus on, so most of the time the portion of your subject will be out of focus because the camera doesn't know what your trying to focus on.

  24. Krell FreelanceTechnology
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    Fantastic seminar … went into great detail … I have learnt a lot more … thanks Tim and B&H …

  25. emre e
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    thx a lot. it was fun to watch.

  26. g0fvt
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    An absolutely excellent presentation, thank you for uploading.

  27. Nizam Ali
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    This is an amazing lesson on macro photography, thank you!!

  28. Rajan Salalia
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    I am a Rice Entomologist ( Studies on insects on rice crop) have Nikhon N1 V1 camera
    with Ft1 mount which macro lense you suggest for insect photography

  29. Margaret Vandenhul
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    Thank you this was such a great class it really helped me a lot I love macro thanks for all the great tips

  30. yogesh gaikhe
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    Hi, Nice explanation
    I am Using High speed camera, right now I am Using Nikon 18-55 mm lens.
    Because some constraint my working distance is @ 1000 mm, I want to focus an area @ 3mmX 3mm, could you please suggest

  31. Jeffrey Jaculbe
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    Thank You Tim Cooper and B&H…learn a lot from this seminar, it is an all in one package.

  32. MacrOrdinary
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    Thank you Tim Cooper and B&H for providing such a useful class. The world of Macro is amazing and getting better at capturing it is so exciting.

  33. Crocellian
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    I can't thank B&H and its presenters enough for these videos. I

    I have spent every photo dollar I have had for 30 years at B&H. You have proven my choice to be correct. I live 200 miles from the nearest airport that.could get me to New York. Thanks to you, I don't drive that road much.

  34. saji kumar
    September 4, 2017 at 18:42

    Can you please suggest the best and cheep macro lens for canon 750D.

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