In my tip on the tools and techniques of macro photography I explained how to take macro (close-up) shots. In this tip, I show some examples of why you might want to apply these techniques.
All of these photographs were shot without a flash. I used sunlight outdoors, and a photoflood (plus 80A blue filter to cancel the yellow color of this form of lighting) indoors.
I hope these images inspire you to go find -- and make -- your own beauty using macro photography.
Macro photography lets you fill the frame
with small objects:
Flowers are always a favorite macro subject,
but keep an open mind to other subjects as well:
Once you get in really close to a subject,
you can abstract some evocative details:
You needn't stop at what Nature provides
-- there are no limits to the still-lifes you can shoot indoors:
Timothy Edberg / 6511 Homestake Dr. South / Bowie, MD
(301) 809-5857 / 1-877-471-6414 (toll-free)