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

Getting started with Ecommerce product photography lighting

Watch on YouTube – Ecommerce product photography lighting techniques Getting started with white background product photography can be a frustrating and time-consuming process. However, with the right preparation and know-how, you can shoot studio style product shots at home in no time! This is our step by step guide on getting Ecommerce product photography lighting…

Wedding Ring Photography Tutorial

Watch on YouTube – Wedding Ring Photography Tutorial Reflective subjects are difficult to work with. Anyone that has tried to shoot jewellery or rings will know the struggle of reflections and the loss of detail from having the wrong lighting available. In our latest shoot, we used the Adaptalux Studio to capture an engagement ring and it…

Macro MOSS Photography with Water Droplets

Watch on YouTube – Moss Photography Tutorial with water droplets! When Sam suggested we shoot a moss photography tutorial, it’s safe to say there was some scepticism with how much there would be to see. However, Sam has shot moss before using the early prototypes of the Adaptalux Studio… So he knew how interesting it…

Shooting Fluorescent Flowers Under Ultraviolet Light

Watch the Video on YouTube – Shooting Fluorescent Flowers Under Ultraviolet Light Before you get started, you may wish to read our Introduction to UV fluorescent photography, a breakdown all about UV photography. When it comes to choosing a subject for ultraviolet induced visible fluorescence photography (UVIVF), fluorescent flowers are a pretty good starting point. Most living…

How to Shoot Colourful Oil and Water Photography & Videography

Watch on YouTube – Oil and Water Photography How-to Guide If you have a macro lens, and you haven’t tried oil and water photography before you are missing out. We have already covered other kinds of bubbles in our dish soap bubble tutorial, but we think this way is easier for beginners. This method of…

Dried Leaf Macro Photography Tips

Watch on YouTube – Dried Leaf Macro Photography Tips & Tricks Leaves are a popular macro photography subject, we featured them first in our recent Ideas and Inspiration post. However, when dried out, leaves present a brand new challenge for macro photography enthusiasts. With no more vivid green colour, trying to get a dried leaf…

LEGO Photography Lighting with Lasers!

Watch on YouTube – LEGO Photography Lighting with Lasers! It’s a dark, rainy night in LEGO City, dimly lit street corners have become a haven for crime. Our protagonist waits patiently outside the cinema for his target… LEGO Film Noir If you hadn’t guessed by that foreboding intro line, we have been immersing ourselves in…

Macro Photography Tutorial – Pocket Watches

Watch on YouTube – A creative macro photography lighting tutorial with pocket watches If you have been to see us at The Photography Show in Birmingham, you might recognise this subject. It’s one of our favourites for showing off what you can do with some creativity and the right lighting. Lighting is exactly what we…

Macro Photography Tutorial – Coins

Watch on YouTube – How to Photograph Coins Coins are a popular macro photography subject due to their abundance. Everyone has them, and therefore there are a multitude of methods on how to photograph coins. Today we are taking a look at a couple of options to get you started. When talking about how to…

Macro Photography Tutorial – Pine Cones

Watch on YouTube – Macro Pine Cone Photography For those of you familiar with Adaptalux Studio, you will recognise this subject as one that takes pride of place on the studio homepage as an example of what our kit can do. Pine cones are easy to find in most places, and can make for some really…