TWENTY SEVEN Beyond Life-Size



IT IS FAIR to say that the majority of macro photographers operate within the realms of 1:1. Photographing beyond life-size requires a more methodical approach, combined with a good sound technique if you are to produce consistently good results. The disappointments are much higher at this level, but you are entering the realms of true macro photography or photomacrography, to be more precise. Working at higher magnifications can reveal many aspects of a subject that are beyond the normal field of vision.


As mentioned briefly at the beginning of the book, the term ‘macro’ is often incorrectly applied to close-up photography. It is also misrepresented by many, including camera ...

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