Macro Photography
Course Price: USD 159.00
Course Price With Skype Call: USD 179.00

Making pictures with a macro lens allows you to discover the beauty, complexity, and design in things overlooked and taken for granted in our everyday lives. This online photography course taught by professional photographer, Gina Genis, will open your eyes to the almost endless ways to explore with your camera, those objects in nature and technology that surround you and show you just how to enhance their intricacies and nuances to produce works of art - in a photograph.

Practiced correctly and creatively, macro photography can be one of the most fascinating ways to capture and beautify the simplest of subjects. Think of the times you have stopped to appreciate a ladybug, flower, weather-worn pebbles on a sandy beach or your own child's eyes. This online photography course is designed to teach you how to use of depth-of-field, ambient light, focus and exposure to their optimum, in order to make the most powerful close-up photographs possible. You'll discover subjects you never realized existed, see them in ways you never have before and squeeze the shutter button to create stunning photographs of it all.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Creatively select subjects
  • Bring the most effective light into play
  • Set up for dynamic compositions
  • Be precise with depth-of-field

What you will need:

  • DSLR camera, mirrorless compact or film camera (a scanner will be required if using the latter)
  • Macro lens or camera with macro capabilities
  • Sturdy tripod
  • Small reflector or tin foil
  • Shutter release or camera with self timer capabilities


Lesson plan:
  • Finding Your Subject - Possibilities Are Endless
  • Reading the Light - Makes or Breaks the Picture
  • Composition - Ordinary versus Dynamic
  • Depth of Field - Storytelling Emphasis & Precision
Enroll on this Course:
60 days


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