Macro Photography


Macro Photography


Commonly used in today’s commercial photography, Macro Photography is the art of capturing small objects through the lenses of your camera.

In this course, you will be taught the basics and fundamentals of Macro Photography and trained to take a creative approach in capturing tiny objects through your DSLR.

Duration: 6 lessons, 2 hours per lesson

Venue: 30 Selegie Road, Selegie Arts Centre

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Course Syllabus

Lesson 1:

  • Introduction to Macro Photography
  • Macro Standard Equipments & DIY (Alternative) Equipments
  • Basic & Advanced Camera Settings
  • Looking for Specific Insects
  • Dos & Don’ts On The Field
  • Post-production Tips

Lesson 2: Day Outing

  • Hands-on Demo (Insects)
  • Hands-on Demo (Floral & Fauna)
  • Hands-on Demo (Nature Symmetrical Patterns)
  • Hands-on Demo (Tricks)
  • Hands-on Demo (Flash Isolation Techniques)
  • Student Shoot
  • Photo Critique

Lesson 3: Night Outing

  • Demo Guide to Night Macro & Hunting
  • Demo on Use of Artificial Lighting
  • Dos and Don’t for Night Macro
  • Student Shoot
  • Photo Critique

Lesson 4:

  • Macro Application For Commercial Photography
  • The Importance of White Balance Correction
  • Demo on Table Top Macro Studio Set-up
  • Demo Shoot
  • Demo for Tricks & Tips
  • Student Shoot
  • Photo Critique

Lesson 5:

  • Demo on Post-processing Macro Photos
  • Processing Softwares
  • Processing Guidelines
  • Student Practical Demonstration
  • Photo Critique

Lesson 6:

  • Application Of Techniques
  • Photo Critique
  • Course Review


Upon completion of the course, participants are required to submit a set of six 8” x 10” or 8” x 12” mounted prints for assessment. Only successful submissions will be awarded with a course certificate.


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