Macro Photography can be an art in and of itself. Some of the best photos I’ve seen have been macro photos. Taking macro photos can be challenging if you’ve never attempted it before. Many times the beginner gets frustrated when they are unable to get their subject fully in focus. Other times the beginner can’t seem to take a macro photo that isn’t blurry. Then there’s the frustration with taking a macro photo that isn’t lit properly. Macro photography differs from regular photography in that the subject is usually smaller and requires a lens that is capable of close-up or macro photography, usually at a 1:1 or 1:2 ratio.