- Finish Macro Photography Project if you’re behind.
- Blog Post Activity: Defining Macro Photography
Blog Post Activity: Defining Macro Photography
Due by end of period Wednesday 1/25/23
Step 1: Click to read this article:What is Macro Photography?
Step 2: Create a blog post that answers the following questions…
- What are some questions you should ask yourself as you are taking photographs?
- What is macro photography?
- What does photographer Ben Long mean when he says: “It’s an alien world when you get into the macro level”?
- Why does Ben Long suggest you start macro photography with your refrigerator?
- What makes a great macro image?
- According to Long, what us the hardest thing about macro photography? Do you agree or disagree and why?
- The article continues by providing 5 Macro Photography Tips. List and summarize each one (try to summarize in 2 sentences or less for each photo tip).
Step 3: Check out the work of these 13 macro photographers: 13 Remarkable Macro Photographers
Look at the work of all the photographers featured in this article. If you don’t recognize what the photos are, make sure to read a little to find out!
Step 4: Select your favorite photographer of the 13. In the same post as the questions above, add the following information:
- Tell us about the photographer (name, where they’re from, etc.)
- What type of macro photos do they make? Explain/describe.
- What camera and lens do they use? (See if you can find out how much these cameras and lenses cost and include that info as well.)
- Why did you pick this as your favorite of the 13?
- Do a Google search of the photographer to see more of their work! Upload 2-3 photos you like from that photographer to your blog post (if you can’t save as a JPEG, use the Snipping Tool to take screenshots and save as JPEG).