Macro photography brings to light a beauty in subjects that can’t be seen with the naked eye. With a good macro lens and a lot of practice, a photographer can create stunning images of insects and flowers, or feature the interesting details of everyday items.
Here are a few links and resources to help improve your macro photography.
Nikon – Macro Photography Tips: Photographing Insects and Other Small Creatures
A few quick macro tips and image examples by one of the top camera equipment manufacturers.
DPS – Macro Photography Tips for Point and Shoot Digital Cameras
Not ready to invest in a DSLR and lens but still want to try to take good macro photos with your point and shoot? Digital Photography School has you covered with this easy to read blog post.
DIY Photography – The Comprehensive Guide to Macro Photography
Gear, technical aspects, how to shoot, and post processing tips makes this a good macro read.
Rob Sheppard – Macro Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots
This highly recommended book will help you conquer the fundamentals and capture stunning macro pictures.
For those who love that up-close detail, here are 40 beautiful macro photos to lift your day.