Spring has sprung. New life all around us, providing a wealth of photographic subjects. Perfect for macro photography. Macro photography reveals the smallest of these subjects, from tiny lichens to the wing details of insects to the inner sculpture of a summer bloom.
Macro photography requires only one unique piece of equipment: a lens that can focus within a tiny distance of the subject, resulting in an image that is the same size on the camera sensor as the subject is in real life. But macro lenses have an amazingly small depth of field, almost guaranteeing that some part of the image will be out of focus. What’s a photographer to do? Continue reading