I’m primarily a macro photographer. And I’ve noticed certain characteristics of macro photography that make it distinct from other photographic genres. These might not be obvious to the newcomer, but can be significant in the long run. So I’ve compiled a list: six reasons why you should be a macro photographer.
We’ve reached that time of year again: summer winding down, a crisp note in the morning air, birds flying south in earnest. Also, sad times for the macro photographer, because the flowers have begun to die.
In nature photography, it’s easy to fall into the habit of photographing your subjects quickly and casually. You notice a pretty subject, whip out your camera, get a snapshot or two. What’s the problem?