Going â€˜macroâ€™ on your photographic subjects reveals details that escapes the human eye. You wouldnâ€™t expect close-up photography of a wafer thin circuit board or a Pentium chip to be eye-catching. But they are; as these collection of photographs show. Macro-photography like any other photographic technique is about focus and lighting. But macro-photography goes up, close and closer to capture the essence of objects we usually skim over.
Take another look at the symmetric beauty that can be found in the inner workings of our electronic gizmos. From LEDs of speakers to high end wafer thin chips. Macro-photography needs the right object, the right gear and the right inspiration. Our DIY Macro Photography Kit on the Cheap post can help you with the gear part. The full blown wallpapers featured in the gallery should take care of the inspiration. Take a look at five of them from the twelve featured in gallery.
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