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

Ferrofluid on screws = amazing macro photography

Ferrofluid on Screws = Amazing Macro Photography – Watch on YouTube If you have never seen this amazing magnetic liquid before, keep scrolling, it’s amazing stuff. In this article, we are putting ferrofluid on screws. Using some lighting and a macro lens, we can get up close for some incredible abstract macro photography opportunities. What…

Beating depth of field in macro photography – 150+ photo stacks of screws!

How to beat depth of field in macro photography – Watch on YouTube Depth of field in macro photography is one of the biggest hurdles that can stop people in their tracks. In this article, we are going to explore a well-known technique to combat the extremely shallow depth of field faced when taking close-up and…

Bubble Macro Photography Tutorial using Hand Sanitiser Gel!

Bubble Macro Photography Tutorial using Hand Sanitiser Gel – Watch on YouTube   We love bubble photography here at Adaptalux. It’s a really fun way to get creative and explore light and colour to create amazing abstract photography! Hand sanitiser gel makes for a great subject for our bubble macro photography.   We shot bubbles…

Poppy Seed Pod Macro Photography Tutorial

Poppy Seed Pod Macro Photography Tutorial – Watch on YouTube You may be more accustomed to having your poppy seeds adorn bread crusts or bagels, but today we are exploring their origin!   In this macro photography tutorial, we are going to explore some poppy seed pods, both inside and out. Poppy Seed Pod Macro…

Bell Pepper macro photography – Cavernous Capsicum

Bell Pepper Macro Photography – Watch on YouTube While shooting Fruits in a previous article, we discovered the wonders of the interior of the pepper. It’s so interesting, bell pepper macro photography needed to become a shoot of its own. With some simple lighting and some sneaky angles into the pepper, you can get some…

Focus Stacking with Coloured Pencil Macro Photography

Coloured Pencil Macro Photography – Watch on YouTube In this article, we are going to use some coloured pencil shavings to create some macro mountainscapes! Any kid that has ever sat in class sharpening crayons knows that the perfect spiral is a thing of beauty. Today we are going to use some photographic techniques to…

Fruit Macro Photography Tutorial 🍊🍉🍋🥝

Fruit Macro Photography Tutorial – Watch on YouTube In this article, we are taking a look at a whole bunch of fruit under the macro lens. Getting close up to reveal details of a subject is great fun and if you get a lovely smoothly, fruit salad or jug of sangria at the end… well…

Action Figure Photography – Warhammer 40k

Action Figure Photography tips – Watch on YouTube Action figure and toy photography is a great way to explore your creativity and imagination. Step back to a time when toys like these were “real” and you could imagine their lives, put them in situations and make stories. We can do all of this as photographers,…

Colourful Dandelion macro photography

Colourful Dandelion macro photography – Watch on YouTube Dandelions are a common flower, and a common subject to try out in macro. As summer approaches, they come out in force, spreading their seeds in the breeze. If you can find a dandelion clock intact before these seeds blow away, try bringing it indoors for some…

Simple flower photography tutorial with Tulips 🌷

Simple flower photography tutorial with Tulips – Watch on YouTube Tulips have a very recognisable silhouette. Rather than go exploring the insides of the flower as we did in our recent hellebore shoot, we wanted to capture the iconic shape of the tulip. We have put together a simple flower photography tutorial to walk you…