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

Using potpourri for colourful creative macro photography

Watch on YouTube – Using potpourri for colourful creative macro photography A lot of homes have at least a little Potpourri, but not everyone uses their dried out plant matter for photography. Creative macro photography comes in all shapes and sizes, just like Potpourri! That’s what makes this such an interesting macro photography subject -…

5 Tips for better BOKEH in macro photography and beyond!

Watch on YouTube – 5 Tips for better BOKEH in macro photography Bokeh is a very cool effect to use in your photography. Taking advantage of bokeh in macro photography in particular can be a really interesting way to make your shots more eye catching and interesting. Let’s take a look at 5 tips to…

LEGO Star Wars Toy Photography

Watch on YouTube – LEGO Star Wars Toy Photography The new Star Wars film “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” is in cinemas this December, so we wanted to find some inspiration in the saga and bring it to our own macro photography. In this article, we are looking at some tecniques to shoot some…

Abstract Knife and Fork Photography

Watch on YouTube – Abstract Knife & Fork Photography Light is amazing, and reflections more so. We love shooting reflective objects, it can add some challenge to a shoot, but also creates some spectacular effects. In this shoot we are trying to get some abstract macro shots, using knife and fork photography! Abstract Knife &…

Shaving foam bubble macro photography tutorial

Watch on YouTube – Shaving foam bubble macro photography tutorial Shaving foam bubbles are tiny. Really tiny. That makes them the perfect challenge for macro photographers who would like a subject to shoot indoors this winter. However, this is an easy subject to shoot at home, and can create some cool abstract stills and video!…

An Introduction to lighting for macro photography.

Watch on YouTube – An introduction to lighting for macro photography Lighting for Macro Photography.   Macro lighting comes in a few different flavours, which one suits your style of photography the most depends on what you are shooting. Today we are going to take a look at some of the terms that you may…

Lighting flowers using a flexible macro flash system

Watch on YouTube – Lighting flowers using a flexible macro flash system Of course, flowers are already beautiful. When trying to photograph them though, certain technical hurdles can get in the way. How do you get light down into the right spots? Do you use flash, continuous or natural light? Well with our new Flash…

Macro Peacock Feather Photography

Watch on YouTube – Macro Peacock Feather Photography with Water Droplets In this tutorial we are looking at some tips to get the most out of a common subject, feathers! Macro peacock feather photography is a great way to get beautiful images full of colour with lots of details. So grab your feathers and let’s…

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…