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The Digital Photography Book, Part 2: The step-by-step secrets for how to make your photos look like the pros’! by Scott Kelby

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Chapter Seven Shooting Macro Like a Pro How to Take Really Captivating Close-Up Photos

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 be able to, and because of this close-up capability, you can often get close enough so that your subject completely fills your frame. Some of the most popular subjects for macro-loving photographers ...

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