Macro photography gives a really unique perspective from which to view the world. Macro photography is simply the art of photographing objects up close, where objects appear at larger than life size. There are specialized macro lenses that can be used to get the best photographic result for macro photography.
Depth of field tends to be tricky with macro photography, but it is an essential part of photography, so making depth of field work properly on small scales is essential to a quality macro photograph.
Check out these fascinating macro photographs from photographers around the world, and see how interesting things look from a different perspective.
Let it rain by Christophe Kiciak
Ignition by Ketil Monsen
Rip Saw by Brian MacGillivray
Roller coasters by Claude Bour
Simply autumn by Martineb
Summer by Ursula I Abresch
Cactus by Doris Doppler
Red bug by Uros Kotnik
Milkdisc by Th Block
Macro Photo by Hubert Kosmowski