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

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…

Eryngium (thistle) – plant macro photography tips

Watch on YouTube – Eryngium (thistle) – plant macro photography tips After looking at the beautiful Clematis a couple of weeks ago, we wanted to explore another flower. The Eryngium thistle we are shooting today is a really interesting macro photography subject. It provides lots of colour, interesting spikes and textures, and lots of unique…

5 amazing macro photography subject ideas to try at home

Watch on YouTube – 5 macro photography subject ideas to try at home If you don’t check in with us regularly here on the Adaptalux blog you may have missed a few amazing shots from the last 6 months or so. Don’t worry though, here we are taking a look at our top 5 macro…

Clematis Flower Photography Tutorial

Watch on YouTube – Clematis Flower Photography Tutorial As we move into the summer here in the UK, we are going to be shooting more flowers! Let’s begin with a pretty common one with this Clematis flower photography tutorial. Lets take a quick look at how we got these shots! Clematis Flower Photography Tutorial The…

Abstract Macro Photography with Ferrofluid

Watch on YouTube – Abstract Macro Photography with Ferrofluid We couldn’t blame you if you’ve never heard of Ferrofluid. Unlike a lot of our other macro photography subject ideas, Ferrofluid is hardly a common household item. In fact, this magnetic black liquid was invented by NASA! They needed a way to manipulate liquids in zero…

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…