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Great advice on macro photography - from the expert

ALD_080311-002 Macro photography wizard Alan Detrick, author of Macro Photography for Gardeners and Nature Lovers, now has a series of podcasts available from his publisher, Timber Press, in which he reveals how to take great close-up images.

He discusses techniques and equipment and ways to think about macro photography in the accessible way that he’s developed in years of teaching photography workshops.

Well worth a listen, it comes in six parts. Just click to listen.

Alan Detrick’s macro photography podcast – part one

Alan Detrick’s macro photography podcast – part two

Alan Detrick’s macro photography podcast – part three

Alan Detrick’s macro photography podcast – part four

Alan Detrick’s macro photography podcast – part five

Alan Detrick’s macro photography podcast – part six

And check out Alan's fascinating blog, which is packed with good advice, plus the gorgeous macro images on his website.

And be sure to enter the Timber Press drawing to win one of Alan's pictures.

And of course you can order the book.

In North America order Macro Photography for Gardeners and Nature Lovers from amazon.com

In Britain order Macro Photography for Gardeners and Nature Lovers from amazon.co.uk

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lorna mccreadie

can you give me any advice on flower macro i am a student and am doing my graded unit on macro and it is new to me composion creative tips would be helpful thankyou lorna mccreadie could you please email me back asap thanks

Graham Rice

I suggest, Lorna, that you listen to Alan's podcasts (click the links above) and buy his book (click on the appropriate link above). He's the expert, not me!

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