How To Take Professional Macro Photos Using Any Camera

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Learning new skills does not require certification or approval but a rather simple principle: just do it and you will learn along the way. One such skill is photography which requires you to grab a camera and mess around with it.

Nature or outside photography can be difficult due to environmental factors. For example, while you are taking a close up photograph, the bright sunlight makes a shadow or the wind can blur the image. Similarly, a photograph of a bug is nearly impossible since chances are it will fly away as soon as it senses you.

You cannot carry around tripods, diffusion panels or reflectors to help you take professional quality images. This will leave you frustrated taking the fun out of the photography. Today, we are going to share with you a simple hack to take professional macro photographs using ordinary camera.

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All you need is a white plastic cup, scissors and a black tape.  You need to make sure that the plastic cup has a slightly bigger bottom then your camera lens.

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Now cut a hole at the bottom of plastic cup to match your camera lens size.  If the size is just right, the cup will snap right on the lens. You can use extra tape to firmly attach the cup.

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Use this modified camera lens to capture macro photos with no shadows in sunlight and no flying away bugs. This version will provide protection against wind and stabilize the camera without the need of a tripod.

Check out these amazing pictures taken using this cup based camera.

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You can extend the range of capturing the macro photographs with the help of multiple plastic cups stacked on top of each other.

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