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Macro Photography Blogs, Tips, and Inspiration

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Get up close and personal with the little things around you. Seeing the world from a different point of view is pretty amazing and macro photography helps us do just that.

Check out a roundup of macro photography blogs, tips, and inspiration. Included are stunning photo galleries, workshops, photography tips and more.

  1. Splendour Awaits: Adrian Thysse shares his love for complexity in nature through a macro lens. His main focus is insects, spiders, and other invertebrates. Check out his tips on technique and equipment or join one of his workshops.
  2. Mike Moats: Tiny Landscapes – Pro Macro Photographer: Michigan based award-winning macro photographer, Mike Moats, is a macro photography expert! He’s published several books, won numerous awards, and also offers Close-Up/Macro Photography Workshops.
  3. MacroPhotoBug: Experiment with Bryan using some of the techniques and tools he uses to capture exceptional macro shots.
  4. Mirrorless Macro Photography: An incredible collection of macro shots including spiders and other creepy crawlies!
  5. Notey: Macro Photography: Notey features a hand picked collection of blogs and articles for many topics. Check out their macro photography category for great tips and inspiration.
  6. Learn Macro: Clay and Paul make sure you don’t overlook the small and easily overlooked. They share nature and macro photography to allow you to witness the incredible behavior of species that most people never see.
  7. Extreme Macro: Follow John Kimbler on his blog or his 500px gallery of all his little critters. John calls himself the gatekeeper to the small world.
  8. 50 Mind-Blowing Examples of Macro Photography: Browse through 50 fascinating photos and you’ll see there’s more than meets the eye. Discover the hidden beauty in these amazing macro shots.
  9. The Ultimate Guide for Macro Photography Beginners: Read up on tips and tricks, gear you’ll need, lighting, and other settings to capture great macro shots.
  10. 5 Tips to Macro Flower Photography: Looking for tips on how to shoot flower macro photography? Check out these 5 great tips.

We’d love to see your macro shots! Make a ProShow slideshow and share it with us to be a spotlight on our blog. Be sure to select the blog submission option.




Kathy is the Marketing Coordinator at Photodex. She likes to be creative with photography and programs like Photoshop. What she thought was a hobby growing up became a career. She enjoys living in Austin, but also loves to adventure to new places.