Macro (Close-Up)

A macro (close-up) lens enables you to focus from a position very close to the subject, sometimes as close as a few inches. In this way you can visualize an object as larger than life. This technique is commonly used to photograph the smallest of flora and fauna.

80 examples at
Insect Photography, Macro Photography and Close-up Nature Photography at Graphic Science
bugbios - entomological database of very cool bugs...
"How to take close-up pictures of small things"
The manual focus mode
A roundup of gadgets
Underwater Macro Photography

100 Wildflower Blossoms (1200x1600 pixels)
Arizona Wildflower Blossoms

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