How To Shoot Macro Photography With Your Phone | Mobile Macro

 How To Shoot Better Macro Photography With  Your Phone | Mobile Macro

How To Shoot Macro Photography With Your Phone | Mobile Macro

Introduction:

This is a very interesting topic How to shoot better macro photography with your phone?. We all love to click photos to close subjects, like insects or butterflies or any other subjects. When we see the photos from a close angle it gives us a different aspect for the viewers with details and more creativity. Macro Photography or Close Up Photography is a creative art form in the digital photography field.

In this blog, I will be shared some 10 tips on how to shoot better macro photography with your phone? Let's start:

1. Macro Lens

2. Lighting

3. Manual Mode

4. Use Continous Shooting mode / Brust Mode

5. Sharp Focus

6. Stabilize your phone

7. Fine-tune your composition

8. Be Patient

9. Know the weather

10. Post Processing / Editing


1. Macro Lens

Our mobile phone camera is enough to captured macro photography but it does not fare enough to give you the results that you wanted to get. We will be required external macro lens available in online and offline too. This type of lens is available between Rs. 25o to Rs.3000 approximately according to the quality. 

How To Shoot Macro Photography With Your Phone | Mobile Macro


I have purchased SKYVIK SIGNI X 25x Macro Lens Kit I am not doing any brand promotionand the results are quite impressive. There are various brands available too you can invest according to your budget and requirements. 

2. Lighting

In any photography lighting is the key factor, without light, your photos will not properly expose even poor lighting condition can give you underexposed photos or harsh lighting can give overexposed images. 

How To Shoot Macro Photography With Your Phone | Mobile Macro

According to the lighting condition, daylight is the best natural source of lighting, but make sure either you have take photos either after sunrise before sun become harsher and before sunset that time you will get the desired light. In the case of harsh light, we will have to use a diffuser.

3. Manual Mode

If you really wanted to learn macro photography you have to shoot in Manual Mode. In Auto Mode camera takes the charge and you haven't got the control over your setting like (Aperture, ISO and Shutterspeed). When you shifted from Auto Mode to Manual Mode you have full control over your settings, you can experiment and shart shooting for better images. Nowadays most of the mobile also having Manual Mode, try it, you will see a huge improvement in your images.

How To Shoot Macro Photography With Your Phone | Mobile Macro

How To Shoot Macro Photography With Your Phone | Mobile Macro

4. Use Continous Shooting mode / Brust Mode

Brust Mode means continuous shooting if you long-press your camera shutter button you will see many images will be captured in one series. You may sort out which images you want to keep. The most benefits are you will not lose any moments while you shooting insects / Butterflies and they keep moving.

5. Sharp Focus

If your images are not sharp enough there is no use of that images and you will be demotivated. When you have set all your settings correctly tap on the subject before press the click button, focus bracket will be highlighted on your subject then shoot according. If the subject changes its position you should keep moving and tap on the subject and lock the focus.


How To Shoot Macro Photography With Your Phone | Mobile Macro

6. Stabilize your phone

While we tracking moveable subjects it's difficult to use your mobile in handheld for a long time, If you use Tripod / Gorilla Mini Tripod for mobile, you will see your images will be shake-free and sharp. You can use a tripod with a mobile adapter or a monopod easily available in the market at a very reasonable price. If you are confident enough you can shoot handheld too, make sure use both the hand to get better results.

7. Fine-tune your composition


In Macro Photography Composition plays a vital role. Especially background of your images should not distract the subject and your images attract the eyes with details and the photographer's perspective should be well versed. Framing is a very important part of photography and as important in macro photography too. 

My suggestion use Gridlines ( Check your camera setting you will find- make it on) to keep your subject on between intersection point to get more eye appealing. Background blur also creates magic to the images. You can only learn by experiments and experiments.

8. Be Patient

Macro Photography or any other photography cant be possible if you are impatient. The basic quality of a photographer has to be patient. Some day you get your desired results, someday you will get disappointed, but if you have patience then only you will succeed in any field either in photography or any other field.

You have to wait for the right moments when you will press the camera button, it comes automatically with the experiments and experience. The movement of insects you need to closely monitor, check your composition, camera settings are in comfortable angle and then start shooting. You need also be prepared for all weather conditions. Your macro photography will be only noticeable if are able to showcase the behaviour of the subject as there should be a story that describes your images and create freezing moments for the viewers.

9. Know the weather

If you shooting macro in outdoor conditions if have to prepare for all weather conditions, it may be in rainy season or winter or may in summer. Taking care better precaution of yourself and your camera gear is a vital point among all other points.

10. Editing

Image Post Processing or Editing a last and important factor. Your images will be enhanced while to do Post Processing / Editing in Desktop or in Mobile. In Mobile Snapseed, Lightroom is the best editing software where you can edit your images easily.  

Image Post Processing is like give your images a final touch, fix some minor errors and enhance the colour, contrast and crop and many more options as per your requirement. 

Conclusion:

I have shared above 10 Points How To Shoot Macro Photography With Your Phone. I hope these points will be really helpful to learn and improve your macro photography skills. You can keep exploring many macro photography ideas at home and sharpen your skills in macro photography.







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