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 :)


Photo credits: Cathy Keifer.

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July 01, 2014


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

July 12, 2013


Good video, thanks for sharing.

February 15, 2013


Indeed,thanks for sharing this.Stunnjng work.

September 29, 2012


I enjoyed the video. Thanks for sharing!

September 26, 2012


Thanks for sharing.

September 26, 2012


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.

September 26, 2012


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

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