Chapter Seven. Shooting Macro Like a Pro

How to Take Really Captivating Close-Up Photos

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SHUTTER SPEED: 1/500 SEC F-STOP: F/5.6 ISO: 1600 FOCAL LENGTH: 300MM PHOTOGRAPHER: SCOTT KELBY

Image If you’re one of those people who believes life is all about the little details, then have I got a style of shooting for you. It’s called macro photography (macro is actually an acronym that stands for Man, Are Cows Really Obnoxious), and it’s based on a special type of lens called a macro or close-up lens, which lets you focus on objects much closer than you’d normally ...

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