Beginner Tips for Fine Art Macro Photography

Macro photography is not only fun, but it can produce some of the most stunning images out there. The way you can get incredibly detailed close-up shots of flower petals, raindrops, insects—beautiful up-close and personal glimpses into everything Mother Nature has to offer. But, there’s beauty in everyday inanimate objects, too; you just have to “see” the potential. Fine art photographer Monica Royal discusses how to see normal, seemingly uninteresting objects differently and make something masterful out of them:

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, right? What some people may see as garbage—useless pieces of cut wire, twigs, broken glass—is sometimes a masterpiece waiting to happen. Royal specializes in macro photography and some of the amazing images she has created began as nothing more than discarded everyday items.

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