Macro Photography Archives - Click Love Grow

Get Creative with Your Macro Photography I bet you think there’s only so many ways to photograph a flower. Mel Champion is a CLG grad who will disagree wholeheartedly! The moment she tried macro flower photography, she was addicted. The diverse range of tones, textures and form across an endless species of flora, combined with […]

5 Breathtaking Macro Flower Compositions

Be Inspired and Get Creative withMacro Photography! Watching our grads take what we teach them about the fundamentals of photography, and explore different genres to find their own artistic niche is pretty exciting to us. Some of them fall in love with macro, and we’ve seen some seriously jaw dropping images! If you’ve been dabbling […]

4 Styles of Macro Photography to Inspire

How to Use a Macro Lens to Photograph a Newborn The ultimate goal of newborn photography is capturing the essence of that little person whilst they’re still very new to the world. Because that very newness will grow and change in a heartbeat, and you want a visual record of it before it’s gone. Especially […]

Using a Macro Lens for Newborn Photography

New to Macro Photography? Start Here! Our Click Love Grow graduates often ask “I want to try macro photography, but I don’t know where to start”. It’s a genre that requires specialist equipment, and different settings than what you might be used to. So it’s understandable why a lot of people don’t know where to […]

Macro Photography Beginners Guide

Click Love Grow Advanced Grad Melissa Macklin shared her story with us last year, about how photography helped her find joy during a personally difficult period in her life, so we were thrilled to catch up with her again recently to hear how photography has continued to play a big role in her life! Melissa is not only fabulous […]

Feature Student – Where Are They Now? {Melissa Macklin}

Feeling a creative urge, but not sure where to begin? Or perhaps you can’t get out of the house to do any kind of photography that you need to leave your own space to find, because: kids. Don’t despair! Abstract is the perfect technique for stretching your creativity! And the fabulous thing about abstract photography is […]

17 Inspiring Abstract Photos

Melissa is a graduate of our Enthusiast Photography Course from March 2015, and lives in the small mining town of Dysart, in the Central Highlands of Queensland, Australia, and she tells us the town is small, but the community spirit is huge! Melissa recently shared an honest, brave and vulnerable story in our CLG Grads Community of her struggles with depression and […]

Featured CLG Photographer – Melissa Macklin

Many years ago when I first picked up a DSLR and decided to start learning to shoot in manual, I just wanted to take better photos of my kids. However it very quickly became a much loved hobby that allowed me to express myself creatively, and to escape from routine… sometimes only for 10 minutes, […]

Photography as ‘Me Time’ – Part One

Lou asked me to chat about my favourite lens. Wait, what? What favourite? I honestly had to sit here and give that question some serious pondering, with thinking music, because I love all my lenses for different reasons. Plus to pick a favourite felt… mean to the other lenses. I’m not weird. I thought about […]

Pam’s Favourite Lens

One of our Advanced Photography Students asked me during our group coaching call last week what I did when I was in a photography rut? I smiled… oh that photography rut! I can’t pretend I don’t know her well… we’ve been firm friends lately, as the transition to living in a new country has sapped a […]

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