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Macro Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Rob Sheppard

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Introduction

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Welcome to a Special World

Close-up and macro photography have become easier to do and more accessible for all photographers. Even point-and-shoot cameras often have a close-up mode, some allowing shots as close as an inch away from the subject. For the photographer with a DSLR, the options for close-up work expand greatly and are explored in this book.

One of the very cool things about close-up work is that it allows you to take a picture of a subject to see it better. We don’t often get in close to the world and so many of the small details pass us by. Any close-up photo will show you ...

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