Clay Bolt
Craftsy Instructor

Bozeman, MT

Clay Bolt is a nature and conservation photographer and an associate fellow in the International League of Conservation Photographers. His images have been featured by National Geographic, The Nature Conservancy, Scientific American, Outdoor Photographer, BBC Wildlife and many others. In 2009, Clay co-founded the nature photography project "Meet Your Neighbours" in an effort to encourage people to reconnect with the wildlife that lives within ... Read Full Bio »

Clay's Craftsy Classes


Macro Photography: Insects

If you thought you had to travel to exotic locales to photograph captivating subjects, think again. Award-winning conservation photographer Clay Bolt shows you how to find, approach and photograph fascinating insects in your own backyard with spectacular results. Learn to work with available light and shallow depth of field to create crystal-clear images. Explore a variety of off-camera flash setups to enhance color and texture, increase sharpness and freeze motion. Use wide-angle macro lenses to create surreal images that showcase your subject and its habitat, and get Clay’s expert tips for successfully photographing insects in flight. Finally, learn to adjust images in the digital darkroom to illuminate the beauty of translucent wings and emphasize eye-catching textures. 

$39.99 $49.99

Clay's Projects

Insect in Flight
Using a Macro Lens
Create a Field Studio
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