Mini Challenge #309 - Macro or Close-up
I have spent a lot of time with macro and close up photography these past few months. This genre of photography is pretty hard to define, and I don't want to limit creativity. The subjects should be close views of small subjects, or views of small parts of bigger objects. You can use macro equipment, telephotos, cropping or whatever approach gets you to what you consider a close-up or macro. It would be helpful and fun if you could list the camera and lens along with each image. The mini will run to 8 PM, 4 December, 2020.
Here are some images to illustrate the subject size I am thinking about. All of these except the bird were taken in 2020. If possible, I would love to see your recent photos
Frame-filling images of single flowers or parts. This is actually part of a pretty big flower, taken with a Nikon 105 mm macro lens but obviously cropped
images of small things. I cornered this little girl with a point-and-shoot camera Olympus TG-6 in close-up mode
I would consider this a close-up, taken at 500 mm on a 200-500mm lens on a crop-sensor camera
Get as close as your equipment will allow. Subjects don't have to be recognizable
a studio image with flash and back-lighting, 105 mm macro on a Nikon D7100
Taken with a Nikon D7100 with a stack of close-up tubes
Taken with a Nikon D7100, close-up tubes and a reverse-mounted 50mm lens as a diopter
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