Macro photography is often casually referred to as “close-up” photography.
While it’s probably a safe bet that no one is going to be shunned by their fellow photographers for tossing around such a loose definition, the classical definition of macro photography is a photograph in which the subject is magnified to life-size or greater (denoted by the ratio 1:1). Typically, subjects of macro photography are very small.
This Guide covers:
- Does Equipment Matter?
- Lenses: Short Macro, Standard Macro, Tele-Macro
- 3 Alternatives (if you’re on a budget)
- How You can Get familiar with Your subject
- Using Effective aperture
- Extreme Macro
- Learning to ‘see’
- And much more…
Image Credit : D Sharon Pruitt
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