Getting Started in Photography

I often get asked how to start getting into photography. This video is about how I started and how you can do the same. Learn about getting inspired, finding new tutorials, and the best equipment.

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Summer is macro season, and it’s been far too long since we’ve done a photo tutorial! So Chris Niccolls went out to the Botanical Gardens of Silver Springs to show what tricks and tools he uses to get great macro shots.

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  1. Reply
    Blob September 8, 2016 at 10:08 am

    Another great instagram account: Czech_Vibes

    I absolutely adore those girls and their photos!

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    Jordan Balmaceda September 8, 2016 at 10:18 am

    Hey im thinking about starting photography soon and im thinking about getting Canon EOS Rebel T5 18 with a lens he mention nifty fifty)any tips people can give me

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    Jason Rothman September 8, 2016 at 10:51 am

    Hey josh. It's funny my story and yours is very similar. I was skating at les and fell I knocked out my tooth and I couldn't skate for a while so I decided to start photography with my camera I just bought for a ridiculous amount of money.

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    Evan Barr September 8, 2016 at 11:07 am

    Hey Josh I'm planning on buying a cannon T5i in a few days. I am a 15 year old with no job so this is s huge investment. I am planning on using it for YouTube and just plain old photography. Would the T5i be a good camera for a first DSLR?

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    Obvy September 8, 2016 at 11:08 am

    Yo, you should really check out Bobby De Keyzer's Instagram feed. One of my favourites and I really think you would like his photos too. > @bobbydekeyzer

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    jaydenasper September 8, 2016 at 11:46 am


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    Snicgers September 8, 2016 at 11:46 am

    619 Booyaka Booyaka

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    Joan Brunet Verdaguer September 8, 2016 at 12:18 pm

    Hi Josh! I'm a 16 yeard old from Catalonia (Nearby Barcelona) In my city, witch is called Banyoles we have one of the biggest lakes in Spain and it's nice to photograph it. I like taking photos but i don't have a camera and I hope I will bought a great one ( 300€) Which one do you recomend? And also I would like if you could check my photograph instagram @brunetphoto where I post some of my best photos.! Cheers!

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    Braden Faulkenberry September 8, 2016 at 12:23 pm

    Another good insta is @nemohunter. His pictures are really good

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    Kaob Martin September 8, 2016 at 12:30 pm

    i am going into photography that was a realy good speach

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    Nathan Anderson September 8, 2016 at 1:10 pm

    That photo at 49 seconds is supper dope!! Check out some of my photos on Instagram nathan_anderson

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    Bethany September 8, 2016 at 1:55 pm

    Were you in Richmond, VA? I know that spot!

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    Clark Morrison September 8, 2016 at 2:16 pm

    Your next tutorial should be how to photograph stars at night

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    Marcelo Ancalay September 8, 2016 at 2:27 pm

    I really love photography , And you give me some ideas to don't let this hobby down ! Saludos desde Argentina.

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    Pierce Barlow September 8, 2016 at 3:05 pm

    Your so lucky my T3i doesn't have the flip out screen which probably comes in handy

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    Mark Harris September 8, 2016 at 3:41 pm

    I've not seen many macro shooters with an assistant to hold their kit for them, but I have seen plenty with clamps and plamps.

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    Soul Resonance Video & Photography September 8, 2016 at 4:19 pm

    Bee-yotch? Serious?

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    Wenyi Yang September 8, 2016 at 4:28 pm

    I feel stupid when you showed the macro slider in the field. How come I didn't think of that.

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    Ayoob Ullah September 8, 2016 at 4:43 pm

    Awesome video! Would love to see more videos like this, maybe portrait or landscape next time. Keep up the great work!

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    HARDIK GALA September 8, 2016 at 5:06 pm

    correct me if i am wrong.

    1) 50mm f1.8D combined with reverse ring.
    -I can control aperture since it is D lens
    -i cannot auto focus because it is reversed

    2)35mm f1.8 G with Extension tube (electronic connections)
    – Can control aperture and autofocus

    So i have few questions:
    1) can i do micro with 35mm lens? (cause all videos on internet use 50mm ~ mostly)
    2)I have a Dx camera NikonD7000 so 35mm would be ideal for me. But that does not have aperture ring. So what to do now?
    Pls suggest me something

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    Norm Zeb September 8, 2016 at 5:09 pm

    Thank You!!!!

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    Jim Barry September 8, 2016 at 5:56 pm

    Good video, well spoken

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    Selwyn Assing September 8, 2016 at 6:05 pm

    Thx really enjoyed just got to kinda 100mm on Nikon d7100 will use some ideas f16-22

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    Timothy Dillnutt September 8, 2016 at 6:23 pm

    Thanks Guys, Great content and presentation, and I learned some stuff I didn't know.

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    M I C H A E L September 8, 2016 at 7:20 pm

    Canon EOS 5D Mark III w/Canon 100mm f/2.8 IS Macro USM lens are my go to for Macro Photography.

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    Karl S September 8, 2016 at 7:57 pm

    Upgrade your Show Notes.
    Please include product identification used in the video in show notes. You include "two" references to the "contest", but none for the equipment use in this Macro Photography Video. The priority for watching your channel is learning about gear and technique surely that takes precedence over "contest".
    I enjoy your shows, but please upgrade your show notes!

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    TheFlowMind September 8, 2016 at 8:55 pm

    Just received by Tokina 100mm!

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    John Summerfield September 8, 2016 at 9:18 pm

    I think If I use a 180mm lens, I have to go further away to frame the shot the same way.If I go further away, doesn't the DOF expand? If I am photographing a violet, I have maybe 5mm front to back. At 90mm, I probably can't fill the frame and get the whole flower sharp. I think I could, at 180mm.

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    shootcutdeliver September 8, 2016 at 9:38 pm

    Great video !!! Well explained

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    Camera Dude Steve September 8, 2016 at 9:43 pm

    The always sounds great, what's your wireless mic setup? I remember you guys talking about it before in an older video but I can't find it.

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    Serenoj69 September 8, 2016 at 9:46 pm

    i would have liked to see the Sony A7RII with IBIS. See how that works. And surely  missing the m43 options which have 3 lenses and 2 times DOF. Surely an Oly with 5 axis or Panny GX80 with IBIS and Dual IS would be nice to see too…

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