Intro to Macro Photography, Shooting Flowers Close Up | Bonnie Marquette | Skillshare

Intro to Macro Photography, Shooting Flowers Close Up

Bonnie Marquette, Macro and Nature Photographer

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9 Videos (24m)
    • Introduction

    • Step 1- Equipment

    • Step 2- Choose Your Subject

    • Step 3- Choose Your Timing

    • Step 4- Choose Your Angle

    • Step 5- Experiment With Your Lighting

    • Step 6- Set Your Camera's Settings and Start Shooting!

    • Step 7- Post Processing

    • Step 8- Post Your Images for Review

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About This Class


"See" what you've been missing! This course is about learning how to see like a macro photographer and shoot beautiful flower shots ups close. Using various angles, lighting and camera settings, you'll learn how to create the look you like. From high-end cameras to using apps on your iPhone, any camera and anyone can shoot a beautiful macro.

The course is geared towards beginners and amateur/advanced amateur photographers who wish to expand their macro/close up skills.

​Join our Facebook group reserved only for students of Bonnie Marquette Photography! Post your photos, ask questions, get free feedback and reviews!

Materials required:

  • camera (DSLR, point and shoot or smartphone)
  • macro lens or extension tubes
  • photo editing software
  • flower (can be a flower arrangement or outdoor flower)

Not required but helpful:

  • printer
  • tripod
  • reflector
  • diffuser
  • LED light bank
  • flashlight
  • cable or remote shutter release





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Bonnie Marquette

Macro and Nature Photographer

Louisiana resident and native, Bonnie Marquette is a nature photographer specializing in macro photography and enjoys capturing the mysterious, vivid and sometimes hauntingly beautiful sights that define this unique state.

Winner of numerous International, National, Regional and Local awards, her work showcases the essence of this incredible area. She also has a background in Graphic Design and magazine publishing.

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