Subject Gallery

This chapter is a collection of some popular (and some less so) subjects and basic considerations for close-up and macro photography. It is by no means complete, but should cover many of the types of subjects you are likely to come across. There is usually no one right way of photographing a particular subject, though medical, forensic, and archeological photographers in particular will use standardized lighting and orientation so that subjects from different institutions can be compared. Scales are usually included in these images so that a comparative size can be obtained. Scales are available commercially (see the ...

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