So you want to be a Macro photographer

Ok, for ages I have toyed with the idea of trying out macro photography. Normally I end up leaving this thought on the back burner thinking it's a lot of trouble to photograph bugs. Any hows today I stumbled across this great video by Thomas Shahan's video on shooting bugs, his results are pretty amazing and would be a very good bench mark of quality to aim for if your thinking of selling bug photo's on DT. Many of his pictures can be seen here on his website : Thomas Shahan bug pic's.

This shot is not by Thomas but used to give an idea of the type of shots he captures.

Enjoy the video :)

Brett

Photo credits: Cathy Keifer.

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Myriiel

It's funny... I actually gotto see that video yesterday and had a comment on youtube about it... Coincidence?

Suyerry

Good video, thanks for sharing.

Brianarbuthnot

Indeed,thanks for sharing this.Stunnjng work.

Jdanne

I enjoyed the video. Thanks for sharing!

Egomezta

Thanks for sharing.

M4rio1979

Thomas Shahan is the main reason why I have started with macro photography...everyday I am trying to found and shoot some jumping spiders, which are my favorite subject in macro photography. He really has some beautiful macro shots.

Photoncatcher

agree,Thomas's pics is great,the top macro shot.

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