Fabric textures. A beetle's wing. A hood ornament. Dew shimmering on a petal. With this essential book, you'll learn to make magnificent photos of little things and small portions of bigger things. Discover what equipment you'll need and how to achieve amazing effects with lighting and depth of field. Test your new-found skills by completing the assignments in each chapter and get feedback at pwsbooks.com. You'll develop a new view of life's small wonders.
Explore your camera's functionality and optional lenses
Experiment with natural light, reflectors, and flash units
Recognize macro opportunities in everyday surroundings
Discover the fun of the "20-step challenge"
Fix common macro problems with digital editing and apply creative effects