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

Coloured Background Photography Tutorial

Coloured Background Photography Tutorial – Watch on YouTube We have previously looked at how to achieve white backgrounds and black backgrounds for macro and product photography. In this coloured background photography tutorial, we are going look at some alternatives! Coloured background photography tutorial Filling your background with colour is often less desirable than a solid…

Money macro photography – Currency from around the world.

Money Macro Photography – Watch on YouTube The beautiful artwork and designs featured on banknotes around the world are often overlooked. Money, especially uncirculated currency, is easy to get hold of on ebay. The varied colours and patterns make money macro photography an easy and interesting pastime. Money Macro Photography We didn’t travel the world…

Water Splash Photography Tutorial Using MIOPS Splash

Water Splash Photography Tutorial Using MIOPS Splash – Watch on YouTube In this water splash photography tutorial, we will be using the MIOPS Splash and the new Adaptalux Flash Arm prototypes (see our update last week) to create some stunning splash art! Water Splash Photography Tutorial Water splash photography is a tricky subject to master!…

Ultraviolet Mushroom Photography – Fluorescent Fungi

Ultraviolet Mushroom Photography – Fluorescent Fungi – Watch on YouTube Ultraviolet Induced Visible Flourescance (UVIVF) photography can often surprise you. The results you see on the back of the camera after a long exposure are almost always unexpected. Fungi are known to have strange properties sometimes, so some ultraviolet mushroom photography is sure to be…

Mushroom macro photography – How to light Mushroom Gills

Mushroom macro photography – Watch on YouTube Mushrooms are strange. Unlike the flora you find basking in the sun’s light, they choose to grow in the dark, damp areas of the forest. Their unique shapes and structures are very interesting under a macro lens. In this article, we are exploring the complexities of mushroom macro…

The basics of macro texture photography

The basics of macro texture photography – Watch on YouTube Texture is something we mention often when it comes to macro photography. After all, most subjects have some sort of texture up close. What if you want to exploit that texture and capture it up close? In this article, we are looking at the basics…

Mobile Phone Macro Photography – Macro lenses for iPhone & Android

Mobile Phone Macro Photography Tutorial – Watch on YouTube The know-how and expensive equipment needed to get started with macro can often put people off, but it doesn’t have to be this way! With only a couple of inexpensive smartphone lenses, mobile phone macro photography is a fantastic way to get started with macro. (It’s…

Abstract close-up photography with a Pin Art board

Abstract close-up photography with a Pin Art board. – Watch on YouTube Abstract close-up photography and macro photography are an artform. Blending light, texture patterns, and colour together can create all kinds of images. Images created with a classic desk toy from the 80s and 90s adds a little dash of nostalgia too! Abstract close-up…

Why you need a PURE light source for UV fluorescence photography

Why you need a PURE light source for UV fluorescence photography – Watch on YouTube If you have found your way to this article, it’s likely you have seen some UV fluorescence images before. What you may not realise is that not all fluorescent objects are created equal. The question is if one can purchase…

Creative Feather Macro Photography with Water Drops

Creative feather macro photography with water drops. – Watch on YouTube Feathers of all kinds harbour some amazing detail. Details that can be revealed simply by getting close enough with a macro lens. In this tutorial, we are taking a look at some creative feather macro photography using colourful lighting and water drops!   Creative…