Photographing plants and flowers is a widely enjoyed form of photography that is easily undertaken with the correct camera. Here are several considerations to make when choosing the right camera for plant photography.
Macro Compatible Lens
One of the most fascinating elements in plant photographs is the exquisite detail that is found in naturally occurring patterns inherent in nature. To capture these patterns, one needs to utilize a macro lens. These lenses will allow photographers to place their camera exceptionally close to the subject in order to capture fine details clearly.
Most cameras are considered tripod ready because they have a threaded mounting bracket set into the bottom of their body. However, mobile phones do not, which can make photographing plants at close range with pin-point accuracy very difficult. To capture the clearest and sharpest images, always use a tripod to steady the camera.
Remote Shutter Control
Great pictures of plants often have some element of depth or movement added to them. By using a camera with a remote shutter release, the plant can be framed and held in place to allow the photographer to look around for any additional elements that may be passing through the frame.