If you read my site, I’m sure you know how much I love macro photography. It can be one of the more challenging types of photography to succeed at. Here’s some basic techniques and the tools required to get started. The best part is, you don’t even have to buy an expensive macro lens to take great macro shots.
I’m photographing sea shells. I don’t have a soft box, but came up with this really simple trick and it’s such an elegant (and cheap and handy) solution for small objects/macro that I have to share it: Just cut the bottom off a white plastic cup, and presto! You have a soft box.