Macro photography means getting up close and personal with your subject. Whether it is a bug, a flower, a leaf, or even something like an eye, macro photography involves getting up close and really focusing on the detail in the object.
There are special macro lenses for DSLR cameras, and there are also macro settings built into Point & Shoot cameras. If you aren't sure what the macro setting is, it is often indicated by a tulip-looking flower icon. Check your camera. I bet you have a macro setting.
With macro photography, you want to get close and focus on the intricate details of your subject. Sometimes, a tripod is a handy assistant in macro photography. When you are focusing really close, any camera shake from you will show up more pronounced.
Ordinary objects look different and often more intriguing up close.
You can get even closer to really see the minute details.
Tune in next week for more photography tips!