Online Class

Close-Up Nature Photography: Beyond the Basics

$34.99$54.99

Gain the skills and confidence to capture captivating close-up images!

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Adam Jones
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Turn small-scale subjects into stunning shots with expert techniques for composition, lighting and focus. Award-winning photographer Adam Jones gives you the tools to master macro in the field, starting with gear recommendations and affordable substitutes for macro lenses. Learn how to evaluate subjects and create powerful compositions using elements of design. Take control of challenging light with modifiers for masterfully lit images or creative shots. Achieve crystal-clear focus despite limited depth of field and play with perspective with wide-angle and extension tube shots. Unlock the tools you need to take compelling close-up shots of nature’s incredible beauty today!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Finding Subjects
09:01
Meet your instructor, world-renowned photographer Adam Jones, as he helps you take your nature photography to the next level. Learn how to see, isolate and frame your subjects to avoid overall clutter and observe what makes a great subject and what scenes you should avoid.
2. Using Natural Light
19:26
3. Setting Up
18:22
4. Small Viewpoints
13:26
5. Depth of Field in a Small World
23:12
6. Specialized Gear
13:39
7. Wide-Angle Close-Ups
11:53

Taught by

Adam Jones
Adam Jones
Adam Jones has traveled the world as a professional nature photographer for more than two decades. His work has been used in campaigns for clients ranging from Canon and Eddie Bauer to Ford and Honda, and his publication credits include <i>National Geographic</i>, <i>Time</i>, <i>Life Magazine</i> and many more. Adam teaches international workshops and has worked as an instructor for Canon, Popular Photography & Imaging, Great American Photography Workshops — and now Craftsy!
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