Tip of the Day: How to photograph macro subjects in the wind

First, try your best to eliminate ALL camera shake. Use a tripod and use a remote control to trip your shutter. Next, you need to eliminate the movement of the subject. If it’s a plant or flower, all you need it a plant of flower clamp. These gadgets attach to the tripod and then to the plant, stabilizing it. Read more at Adorama 100 tips in 100 days.

Wind can be photographic enemy number one when it comes to shooting in macro. For subjects like plants, flowers, and small insects, macro lenses are necessary, and wind can totally destroy your shot because everything in the frame gets magnified, including the motion! When you’re shooting so close, a light gust can seem like 70 MPH winds to your lens. Luckily, there are some ways to combat the breeze.

First, try your best to eliminate ALL camera shake. Use a tripod and use a remote control to trip your shutter. Next, you need to eliminate the movement of the subject. If it's a plant or flower, all you need it a plant of flower clamp. These gadgets attach to the tripod and then to the plant, stabilizing it.

Read more at Adorama 100 tips in 100 days
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