Photographer, have you ever tried to get a close-up photo of a flower, but not been able to get it in focus?
That happened to me last year when I was looking after my best friend’s 5-year-old daughter, Emma.
It’s amazing how differently she sees the world… spotting the beauty in details that I walk past a hundred times a day.
Her obsession with flowers and bugs meant she was always trying to get a closer look. This is how I got started with macro photography.
But the first time we tried taking photos… we ran into a problem.
We couldn’t capture the magnificent details of the flowers, because although I had a great camera and lens… it was no good at macro photography.
After a bit of research, I discovered there was a $9 accessory I could use to turn my lenses into macro lenses, so we gave it a try…
The results were so exciting, and Emma loved the photos so much, I’ve been her “favourite uncle” ever since!
I want to share our tips with you…
Macro Photography Became So Much Easier When I Discovered This…
If there was a cheap and fun way to master macro photography, 10x better than you can imagine now… and all you need is a simple guide and a few hours of your time…
…would you be interested?
What if you could capture pictures so amazing, your friends assume they’re admiring a professional’s work?
There’s one important thing you need to know before you get started… close-up photography is not macro photography.
Some zoom lenses make promises about macro photography which are simply untrue.
Most lenses will get you ‘close-up’, but to shoot true macro photography, you have to shoot objects at life-size…
That means they’re the same size (or larger) on your camera’s sensor as they are in real life. That’s real macro photography.
You can buy specialised lenses for this… but you don’t have to.
Because there’s a fun, cheap, and easy way to take stunning macro photos like this…
Forget About Expensive Macro Gear
One of the most common misconceptions about macro photography is the need for a bunch of fancy gear.
Following my tips and tricks, you can turn almost any lens into a macro lens with one of these three low-cost accessories…
- A reverse mounting macro ring ($8)
- Macro extension tubes ($9)
- Snap-on macro magnifier ($60)
Sure, you’ll get great results with macro lens too, but if you don’t want to make the investment, you don’t have to. I get the largest magnifications when I use the accessories above.
With some basic gear and a little know-how, it can all be so simple…
Don’t believe me? Take a look at the photos below:
The first image is the setup. I used a cheap camera, a broken lens, and an $8 reverse mounting ring.
The second image is the finished photo, which only took a couple of minutes to compose, focus, and shoot.
Spot the Beauty Most People Overlook
Life is better when we appreciate the little things.
And macro photography is all about spotting the beauty in details… whether that’s a flower in your garden or rust on a railing…
In the comfort of your home, you quickly turn your lens into a macro lens with a $9 accessory.
Without even moving from the spot you’re sitting in, you start to notice interesting details… like water drops on glass.
You bring up your camera and start to shoot without a single worry about lighting, settings, or focus…
After a small amount of experimentation, you’re able to capture striking photos.
Less than a minute later, you’ve captured a series of photos so detailed and interesting… you won’t stop shooting until your batteries are dead.
15 minutes later you’re experimenting with different subjects and colours to make your photos more captivating.
When you’re done, you have a selection of the most impressive… awe-inspiring… and interesting photographs you’ve ever taken.
It sounds far-fetched, but…
I’ve developed dozens of ways to shoot interesting macros in any situation.
I use simple setups, with basic gear, to produce stunning results…
Introducing: Macro Magic
“Macro Magic” is an online video course on the art of macro photography.
It shows you how to capture stunning details, with basic gear, from the comfort of your home.
All you need is a $9 accessory to turn your lens into a macro lens.
And to prove that the camera doesn’t matter either, you’ll see me shooting with the cheapest DSLR camera I could find.
This course shares my process for using cheap gear to capture professional shots.
Pictures like this…
Some of the skills you’re going to gain include:
- The exact settings I used to capture great macros
- How to use cheap alternatives to expensive macro lenses
- Why most macro photos are just close-ups… and how to avoid this common mistake
- How to capture more colour and texture with our grunge backgrounds
- The do’s and don’ts of aperture and focus
- Quick ways to find interesting subjects to shoot
- The only lighting setups you’ll ever need and how to make them easy to use
- And much, much more…
Filmed both in a studio and the local flower garden, we show you how to work with both artificial and natural light.
Even if you struggled in school… or aren’t the greatest at grasping new skills… you’re going to be shocked by how easy it feels to absorb this information.
Here, see for yourself with the free sample below:
“I would highly recommend this Macro Magic course…”
I found the macro course to be excellent. The videos take you through the technique step by step and in a logical and easy way to follow. It gives you the foundation to start experimenting with different ideas. I would certainly recommend it.
I have thoroughly enjoyed watching all the videos in your courses. They provide information that you can apply immediately and get results. The subjects you cover and the examples you give were just what I was looking for. I would highly recommend this Macro Magic course to anyone looking to expand the use of their photographing skills. There is a whole other world out there waiting to be captured in photos if we only look close enough.
Macro photography is a new genre for me and I appreciated Josh’s tips on inexpensive solutions such as the extension tubes. This is a great course, Josh provides a comprehensive introduction to macro photography that I am sure I will continue to revisit as I develop my skills further.
Gear. Settings. Inspiration. Lighting.
Macro Magic Gives You All Four
We’ve broken down this 4-hour-course into four sections for easier understanding.
Each section contains 5-8 bitesize videos that are quick and easy to consume.
We don’t fuss about gear.
Although professional macro photographers rely on expensive lenses and fancy lighting to get great shots… there’s a ton of shortcuts amateurs can take to get the same results.
That’s why we cover the different lens modifiers that will change your current camera setup into a macro photographer’s dream.
The only other things we recommend you have is a tripod and a shutter release for steady-shots.
One thing you’ll soon discover is that to take macro photos, you have to get super close. And when you get close, your depth of field shrinks to fractions of an inch.
That’s why it’s important to know which exposure settings to use to keep as much of your scene in focus as possible… and how things like the crop factor will change your magnification.
This section shows you how I captured all of the images you see on this page. I experimented with a bunch of ideas, and walk you through each shot.
Everything from water drop refractions and washing up liquid, to flowers and butterflies…
Macro photography is all about having fun and capturing interesting pictures, and when you play with lighting, that’s where even more magic happens…
Exclusive Bonus Only Available Here:
The Ultimate Macro Checklist
(Value = $147)
Macro photography is easy, but when you’re getting started, it can be hard to find inspiration.
And although the course is easy to follow, there are some accessories I recommend you use.
That’s why I sat down with my designer last week to come up with a printable checklist for you to follow.
It covers props, bugs, accessories, and even lighting… Everything you need to get a fast start with macro photography.
Bonus #1 – Grunge Backgrounds
(Value = $147)
Great macro photography uses colour and texture to stand out. Although the focus will never be on the background, you have to ensure it’s in harmony with what you’re shooting.
That’s why our designer worked hard to put these grunge backgrounds together.
Use them to add a splash of colour and texture to your photographs, and complement the subject you’re shooting.
Included are 12 different backgrounds that you can print at home to make your macro photography stand out.
Bonus #2 – Focus Stacking in Photoshop
(Value = $147)
When you get super close to a subject… your depth of field becomes very shallow too.
This is a great creative look, but sometimes you want to capture more detail than your lens will allow.
That’s where focus stacking comes in. You take a series of photos focused at different points, then use a Photoshop tool to automatically merge them together.
It’s easy to do if you follow the right process, which we outline in this bonus video.
Start with a photo like this…
And end with a photo like this…
If You Think Lighting Is Complicated… Think Again.
When you’re shooting portraits, lighting is like an exact science.
But with macro photography, you don’t have to follow any strict rules.
It’s creative experimentation. You’re supposed to play with the light. That’s how you come up with new ideas and original images.
Throughout the course, I personally experiment with a variety of different light sources to give you inspiration.
A $100 off-camera flash is a great start, but there are all kinds of low-cost lights you can play with.
Together with my videographers, designers, and editors, we’ve simplified this fascinating form of photography.
It’s everything you need to get started taking photos like this…
Do You Want to Take Photos Like This?
Let me ask you something…
If I could give you a proven method for capturing the most unique and stunning photos of your life… how much would that be worth?
It feels great to capture photos that few photographers will even attempt. And these photos will make you stand out from the crowd, and appreciate the little things in life.
Last week I posted this photo to Facebook. Shooting the image was not only fun and easy but now it’s one of the most liked photos I’ve ever shared!
Macro Photography Workshops Can Cost Thousands of Dollars
The problem with traditional photography workshops is that once the workshop is over… there’s no way to view the content again.
And they’re expensive!
Private photography tutors can demand $100 an hour to teach the same knowledge we cover in this course.
With “Macro Magic”, we solve these problems, plus:
- We show you how to shoot a variety of subjects (not just 2 or 3)
- You can learn at your own pace, without time pressure (with our succinct videos)
- Each concept is covered in a single video, making it easier to absorb the information
- The course is always available online (and downloadable to your devices) so you can view the content anytime you like
- My teaching style makes it feel as if you have a tutor sitting by your side, preventing you from making mistakes
A workshop of this calibre could easily cost $1,000.00 (and that’s excluding the $300.00 in bonuses).
But you won’t be paying anything close to that… because we want to make macro photography accessible to everyone.
If you purchase “Macro Magic” after this promotion ends, it’ll be yours for only $297.00! (Like the other courses in our store.)
However, as I’m launching this brand new course, I’m going to reduce the price again.
To only $49…
So if you want to take incredible macro photos, now is the time to take action.
In one week’s time, you will be taking photos that are so good, people will assume they were taken by a professional.
Or you can keep doing what you’re doing now.
The choice is yours… Click below to get started right away:
But There’s A Catch, Photographer
(Please Read This Carefully)
As you can tell, this is a very low price. But as I said, there is a catch.
When you get your copy, can you email me your feedback on it? A single sentence would be helpful.
And that’s it. Pretty easy “catch”, right?
I want to get as much feedback as possible before I open this course to the public in a couple of months’ time.
For that reason, we only plan to offer this deal for the next 500 customers to get the customer feedback we need.
And even at this rock-bottom price, you’re still entitled to…
I stand behind every course I offer. Over 100,000 students in 153 countries swear by my training. And my reputation for delivering top-notch material means everything to me.
But sometimes a course isn’t a good fit. I understand and don’t take it personally.
Get “Macro Magic” today. Try out the course for a full three months.
If you aren’t blown away by how simple the videos are to follow… or how fantastic your pictures are after using the ideas… shoot me an email. You’ll get every penny of your money back.
No hassles and no questions asked.
One Week From Now…
You’ll be able to call yourself a macro photographer…
You’ll impress your loved ones with the stunning and abstract images you’re sharing.
Your confidence will have grown. And you’ll realize how the creative skills you’ve gained can help with other forms of photography too.
In short: You’ll be a better, more exciting and more excited photographer.
But only when you choose to act.
You see, some might choose to do nothing. They won’t “do nothing” on purpose, it’s usually procrastination. They bookmark a page like this and think they’ll come back to it later.
Three months pass and they find themselves in the same position they were before. Taking pictures that are not up to their full potential. Feeling the creative urge but unable to turn what they “see” into real pictures like this:
I wouldn’t be where I am today, sharing magical macros with my friends and family if I hadn’t chosen to act.
But you have the chance to do things differently. Macro Magic is your path to become a much better, more fulfilled photographer.
You are free to say no, and stick to your own techniques… but why not see if this is the creative kick that’s going to transform your photography?
The choice is yours, Photographer.
Click the button below to get started…
Founder, Expert Photography
P.S. – You’re getting everything you need to capture magical macros. AND you’re getting bonus ‘Grunge Backgrounds’ and ‘Focus Stacking in Photoshop’ for FREE. But remember – 500 is the magic number.
Is this an online course or will you send me DVDs?
This is an online course only. This enables you to access the course immediately, and it enables us to easily add new videos as requested.
Can I download the videos?
Yes! We have downloads for every single video.
Is the content available immediately, or do you drip content?
The entire course contents are available immediately.
Do you offer closed captions / subtitles?
Yes! I’m proud to say that we offer these for all of our online courses.
Does the course expire or will I have lifetime access?
You will have lifetime access and the video downloads ensure that you can watch them on any device, at any time.
May I see the course contents?
What is Macro Photography?,
Tripod + Head,
Reverse Lens Mount,
Magnifying Lens Modifier,
Extension Tubes Extender
ISO + Exposure Summary,
Focus and Depth of Field,
Off-Camera + Softbox,
Ring Light – Sides,
Water Drop Reflection,
Water Drops on a Flower,
Washing Up Liquid,
Close Up Butterfly,
Will this work with my camera?
You need to have a camera with exchangeable lenses for our method to work. This will work with mirrorless and SLR cameras, but it won’t work with bridge or point-and-shoot cameras.
What gear do I need?
You can turn basically any lens into a macro lens by using a cheap $9 set of macro extenders, so you don’t need to worry about having a macro lens. If you have one, that’s great, but it’s not essential. Other than that, a tripod would be helpful, but again, not essential.