Ultra-Macro Photography Basics

Ultra-Macro Photography Basics

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This week we went to the Forest Entomology Lab at the University of Florida to take a peak into the world of EXTREME MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY! And while these researchers are taking the macro shots of these insects to the extreme, this technique is actually something that anyone can try for less than 50 dollars. While we may show a beginner setup in the future, this was a really fun setup to talk about and showcase. I hope you enjoy seeing this technique. I know we had fun working with them to show it!

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