In this video, macro photographer Jens from Another Perspective walks us through how to take these intriguing ultra-close ups of your own or somebody else’s iris. Once the iris is cut out from the background in Photoshop it provides a unique view of what the eye looks like, in a way that you would never normally see it. Just a quick word of warning: I’m a bit squeamish when it comes to eyes so for anyone of a similar disposition you might want to skip this tutorial!
How to create this epic rainbow eye effect in camera
When I was photographing eyes a few weeks ago I came across a fascinating phenomenon:
The human iris and especially blue irises produce rainbow coloured gradients under cross polarization.
Here’s the complete macro setup for photographing your own eye
The World of Macro Photography is full of fascinating subjects, but eyes and irises have got to be among the most mesmerizing ones.
And as with most captivating subjects, capturing it can be quite a challenge. In this article, I will share tips, tricks, and all the know-how you’ll need to create photographs, just like the one above, yourself.
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