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Creative 52: Weekly Projects to Invigorate Your Photography Portfolio by Lindsay Adler

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Challenge 21. Go Macro

Description

Let’s get up close and personal by shooting a close-up with a macro lens. This can be a tight shot of the entire face, or a close-up of eyes, lips, or some other feature of an individual. With a macro shot, the image is really about detail, so be sure to include interesting elements of detail and texture in your frame. Make your subject larger than life with a beautiful macro shot!

Inspiration

I first experimented with macro photography early in my career by photographing flowers and other elements of nature. I found it fascinating that my lens could allow me to make a detail life sized or even larger than life, and that I could view details of a flower or insect that are normally unseen by the human eye. ...

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