Macro & Close-up Photography of Insects
Insects and other creepy-crawlies such as spiders make great subjects for macro photography. When we normally see a fly buzzing around, it just looks like a black blob. But on the macro level it looks very different.
Horsefly portrait by Gilles San Martin on flickr (licensed CC-BY-SA)
Many creatures can have an almost otherworldly look about them when captured up close. In a sense, they are of another world - the macro world.
In this article we'll look at some tips on getting close to insects (and other invertebrates) without scaring them away, finding them, and how to photograph them.Read the rest of this entry »