Welcome to the Adaptalux Studio Tutorial and Demo Zone.

Here we showcase how to get the most out of your Adaptalux Studio. If you’re new to the studio, click play on the main demo video for a feature walkthrough with Adaptalux Founder and Product Designer Sam Granger.

Scroll down to see a selection of video tutorials with ideas and inspiration for various macro photography subjects, you can find more on our blog.

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Adaptalux Studio Tutorials, Ideas & Inspiration

Macro Water Drop Photography

Watch on YouTube – Macro Water Drop Photography with Pluto Trigger With xenon flash coming to the Adaptalux Studio System and prototype arms ready to play with, it’s time for something we have been wanting to try for a long time, macro water drop photography with Pluto Trigger. With flash lighting and an advanced trigger…

A guide to creating amazing space photos using marbles.

Watch on YouTube – A guide to creating amazing space photos using marbles. In this tutorial we’re going to be creating some amazing space photographs with planets, stars and nebulae. You don’t need a spaceship, or even a telescope. As macro photographers, we are going to be using marbles to create the planets! If you…

Macro Flower Photography – Gypsophila

Watch on YouTube – Macro Flower Photography – Gypsophila Macro flower photography is likely one of the most popular genres out there. Flowers come in all shapes and sizes, giving photographers a lot of variety to choose from. And that’s our challenge today… size. Macro Flower Photography – Gypsophila Gypsophila flowers are very very small,…

Plant Macro Photography’s Secret Subject – Leaves!

Watch on YouTube – Plant Macro Photography’s Secret Subject (With a surprise visitor!) If you enjoy a bit of garden and plant macro photography, there may be one simple subject you are overlooking. A subject that surrounds most of us all the time, but is so often ignored. Can you guess what it is? It’s…

Solar System Marble Photography

Watch on YouTube – Solar System Marble Photography The scale of our solar system, the galaxy and the universe is hard to comprehend. The distances involved in exploring even our own solar system mean that nobody alive today will be able to photograph stars and planets with total freedom (unless we are counting probes?). What…

Close-Up Crystal & Mineral Photography Tips

Watch on YouTube – Close-Up Crystal & Mineral Photography Tips A lot of the time, getting closer can reveal the amazing details of a subject. This is always more apparent when light interacts with a subject in unique ways. Today we are looking at 3 crystal formations that geologists will be familiar with. However, the…

Shooting macro videos and images of iron filings

Watch on YouTube – Shooting macro videos and images with Iron Filings We are big fans of magnets! Our products make great use of them to ensure everything is easy to use and works seamlessly. We also have great fun using magnets to create interesting macro photography subjects. This week we have been playing around…

Eryngium (thistle) – plant macro photography tips

Watch on YouTube – Eryngium (thistle) – plant macro photography tips After looking at the beautiful Clematis a couple of weeks ago, we wanted to explore another flower. The Eryngium thistle we are shooting today is a really interesting macro photography subject. It provides lots of colour, interesting spikes and textures, and lots of unique…

5 amazing macro photography subject ideas to try at home

Watch on YouTube – 5 macro photography subject ideas to try at home If you don’t check in with us regularly here on the Adaptalux blog you may have missed a few amazing shots from the last 6 months or so. Don’t worry though, here we are taking a look at our top 5 macro…

Clematis Flower Photography Tutorial

Watch on YouTube – Clematis Flower Photography Tutorial As we move into the summer here in the UK, we are going to be shooting more flowers! Let’s begin with a pretty common one with this Clematis flower photography tutorial. Lets take a quick look at how we got these shots! Clematis Flower Photography Tutorial The…