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

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!…

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…

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…