KNOWLEDGE BOWL School of Photography

Macro photography creates a whole new way of looking at our environment, very closely, in abstraction and in precise detail. There’s something compelling about the details that isn’t always visible to the eye and macro photography allows us to indulge and enjoy those details in full glory.


Lesson 1: 29th December 2013, 10am - 12pm
Lesson 2: 29th December 2013, 1pm - 3pm
Lesson 3: 29th December 2013, 3.30pm - 5.30pm

Course Fee
S$280 for lots of hands-on practical session

Goh Ying Min, Graduate from Beijing Film Academy

190 Middle Road #04-28 Fortune Centre Singapore 188979

Course Outline:

Lesson 1
Macro Photography Basics and Equipment
  • Features to look for in a macro lens
  • Alternative to macro lens I – Close up filters
  • Alternative to macro lens II – Extension Tubes
  • Composition
  • Depth of field and focusing

Lesson 2
Lighting for Flower and Insect Macro Photography
  • Guide to using flash with built-in flash and external flashes
  • Using photo reflectors
  • Controlling flash with DIY light modifiers
  • Creating a light tent outdoors
  • Practical session

Lesson 3
Product Macro Photography and Post-processing
  • Creative product macro photography practical session
  • Making your photos look better with post-processing:
  • Correcting exposure
  • Keeping the details in the highlights and shadows
  • Cropping your photos
  • Sharpening your photos
  • Photo review session

If you are keen to join the class, kindly email us at with your name and contact number to register.

We look forward to your confirmation and support.