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LED Lighting For macro photography

Product Introduction

With Founder & Product Designer Sam Granger

LED Lighting Walkthrough

Learn how to use Adaptalux LED Lighting products.

Xenon Flash Walkthrough

Learn how to use Adaptalux Xenon Flash products.

Tutorials, Ideas & Inspiration from our blog

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High magnification macro setup for dandelion seed photography.

High magnification macro setup for dandelion seed photography – Watch on YouTube Dandelion seeds are super tiny, so we need a very high magnification macro setup to be able to capture them close up! In this article, we will explore a cheap and practical way to get super macro shots at home. The subject -…

How to photograph miniatures like a pro – Simple tips to show off your paintwork.

How to photograph miniatures like a pro. – Watch on YouTube Model making and miniature painting is a hobby that takes a lot of time and discipline. It’s a great feeling to come to the end of a project and admire the final result. However, another skill comes into play if you want to show…

Oil, Milk and Paint Macro Photography Tutorial

Oil, Milk and Paint Abstract Macro Photography Tutorial – Watch on YouTube In this macro photography tutorial, we are using milk, paint and oil to capture some abstract photos and video. Bubbles, movement, and colour will all come together to create strange mixtures.   It’s a messy but extremely fun and hands-on shoot. A great…

Glitter Macro Photography Tutorial

Glitter Macro Photography Tutorial – Watch on YouTube In this Glitter macro photography tutorial, we will be taking a look at some large and small glitter up close. We’re using a using a makeup brush as a stage and shooting on a tripod for stability. Glitter Macro Photography Tutorial Glitter comes in all shapes and…

Which type of product photography is right for you?

White product photography tips for websites & eCommerce. – Watch on YouTube Selling products online can be a challenge, there are lots of moving parts to consider. One of the most important factors when it comes to selling online is product photography. In this article, we discuss the things you need to consider before taking…

Candle Macro Photography Tutorial

Candle Macro Photography Tutorial – Watch on YouTube In this tutorial, we will be looking at capturing flames, embers and smoke from candles! Candle macro photography can be tricky, but we have a few tricks up our sleeve to make things easier. Candle Macro Photography Tutorial We have previously explored smoke photography with our brand…

Chinese Lantern plant photography – Physalis alkekengi

Chinese Lantern plant photography – Physalis alkekengi – Watch on YouTube Physalis alkekengi (the scientific name) has many other names including the bladder cherry, Japanese-lantern, strawberry groundcherry, winter cherry, or Hozuki in Japanese. We know them as Chinese lantern fruit for their distinctive “lantern” like surround. In this article, we have been practicing some Chinese…

Wild Mushroom Macro Walk: Tips for macro photography in the woods.

Wild Mushroom Macro Walk: Tips for macro photography in the woods – Watch on YouTube We have been on a trip into the woods for a wild mushroom macro walk! We don’t often shoot outside, but with the arrival of the Adaptalux Flash Lighting Arms, it’s the perfect opportunity to go into the field for…

HO Scale model photography – A fun macro photography Idea!

HO Scale model photography – A festive macro photography Idea! – Watch on YouTube For this year’s Christmas macro photography shoot, we have been trying a very popular subject – HO Scale model photography!  It’s a common sub-genre to use HO or 00 gauge figures in macro scenes, so let’s give it a go! HO…

Close-up Product photography – Make product details stand out!

Close-up Product Photography – Watch on YouTube We have covered product photography on a white background, and how to achieve black and coloured backgrounds too. However, there is more than one aspect to product photography. In this article we will explore how to capture important details and features using close-up product photography tecniques. Close-up Product…