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25 Beautiful Macro Photography Shots

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Macro photography is the art of taking close-up pictures that reveal details which can’t be seen with the naked eye. For example, while we can see the fly on the wall, our eyes aren’t equipped to make out the fine details of the hairs on it’s face. This is where macro photography comes in. It gives us a glimpse into the world of the very small, which goes largely unnoticed by us as we hurriedly shuffle through our day.

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Macro photography is the art of taking close-up pictures that reveal details which can’t be seen with the naked eye. For example, while we can see the fly on the wall, our eyes aren’t equipped to make out the fine details of the hairs on it’s face. This is where macro photography comes in. It gives us a glimpse into the world of the very small, which goes largely unnoticed by us as we hurriedly shuffle through our day.

In this posting we present 25 beautiful examples of macro photography. A round-up of some truly revealing and inspiring macro photographs which are sure to have you marveling at the world around you.

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25 Beautiful Examples Of Macro Photography

Eye of a Tokay Gecko “A close-up shot of a Tokay Gecko. Their eyes remind me of old-fashioned keyholes. Thanks for looking!” The photo is taken by Alan M.

macro photography

La force et la passion “She felt her strength and passion back by 1 small drop of water.”. The photo is taken by Leon Baas.

Macro Photography

High-Tech Jumper “Jumping spider on a DVD reading my data! Shot with a Canon 20D with a Canon MP-E macro lens.” The photo is taken by Coder.

Spider macro

Bubble Magic “Close-up of a wet leaf … taken with a Canon Powershot A610 :)” The photo is taken by Sophie.

Macro Photography

Lasius Vlavius “This yellow meadow ant is trying to find a way to dry ground after the rain”. The photo is taken by Leon Baas.

Macro Photography

Flower Detail Close-up of a very colorful flower, shot by MeLissa Stolte.

Flower macro

Frog’s eye Photos are taken by Justin Dotson.

Macro Photography

Dewdrop Refraction Taken by Brian Valentine.

Macro Photography

Water lily The photo is taken by Chun-Chih Fan (ddsnet).

Macro Photography

A flower The photo is taken by Indah Susanti.

Macro Photography

Another vision The photo is taken by Kristina Buceatchi.

Macro Photography

A Flower The photo is taken by Cyril Cattin.

Macro Photography

Igor Siwanowicz

Macro Photography

Under a microscope

Macro Photography

Crane Fly This insect looks like something out of a Sci-fi movie.

Cranefly macro

A flower The photo is taken by Chan Chen.

Macro Photography

Spider Stunning detail of a spider.

Spider macro

8.365 I saw the sea The photo is taken by Lux Tenebra.

Macro Photography

Water & Rose Beautiful colors.

Water & Rose macro

European hover fly in profile

Hoverfly macro

Refracted Daisy You can see the refracted daisy in the blurred background.

Daisy macro

White Spider

White Spider macro

Flower in water Amazing picture of a flower sitting in water. The reflection almost looks surreal.

Flower in water macro

House fly Simply wonderful photo.

House fly macro

Red Veined Darter Truly stunning macro of this insect covered in morning dew. Wow!.

Red Veined Darter macro

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