Beyond Macro Photography: Into the Microscopic World
with Charles Krebs
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01 Class Introduction05:35
Class duration: 1h 23mSee all 7 lessons
About The Class
a beginner’s guide to photomacrography and photomicrography.
In this class, you’ll learn about the most common equipment and techniques used in photomicrography and photomacrography and the difficulties photographers face when shooting such technically challenging images.
Charles will discuss the imaging characteristics and complications that arise while working at high magnifications and he’ll offer solutions for dealing with diffraction effects, severely limited depth-of-field, and vibration problems.
The world around us filled with fascinating subjects too small to seen with the unaided eye. Macro photography provides a peek into this world, but to fully appreciate many smaller subjects it is necessary to experiment with specialized techniques – find out how it is done in Beyond Macro Photography: Into the Microscopic World with Charles Krebs.
Transition from Macro to Microphotography11:33
The Three Main Optical Issues25:53
Choosing Microscope Optics11:32
Microscope Objectives: The Set Up07:53
Focus Stacking & Working with Your Image16:56
Charles Krebs’ 35 year career as a freelance photographer has led him down a variety of paths and disciplines. From magazine assignment work for publications such as Smithsonian, Audubon, Time, Food and Wine and Discover, to architectural interiors and exteriors for designers and architects. Always possessing a great interest in the natural world, the desire to photograph the astonishing micro subjects people rarely observe compelled him to begin working with optical microscopes and other extreme-closeup equipment. ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
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Like the other reviewers I enjoyed this class but would like a very in-depth part 2. He just mention lighting, a ping pong ball and a white dome. I'd like to learn how those are used. Where do you get the dome, what material is it, etc. I'd also like to learn about his specimens. While he mentions what they are, how do you use the water from your bird bath? Does it go on a slide? Please do a part 2. Thanks!
Super interesting but too short. I would love to have a longer course with Charles! Thank you Charles, you made me remember my childhood. I had a simple little microscope that my father gave me back in the 90s - sweet memories!
I found this course very interesting. I, like other reviewers, would have enjoyed a longer presentation with more hands on instruction. I'd like something that goes from A-Z, everything from acquiring your subjects (Are they purchased, caught, frozen, pinned, etc) to the photographing of the subject (lighting, etc.), to the end result. The focus stacking was the most hands on portion while other sections were just informative. I really enjoyed the class and Mr. Krebs knows his stuff but I would pay to have another more in depth and hands-on kind of class with Mr. Krebs,
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