Book Review: Close-Up And Macro

Mark Sisson digs out an established book on the world of macro photography to assess how it fits still into the fast changing world of digital camera technologies

One of the challenges of the modern era of digital cameras is that, so good are the “auto” settings these days, it is just too easy to take a reasonable enough picture without knowing too much about how your camera really works. How to squeeze the best out of a more challenging situation, in terms of lighting, exposure, depth of field and so on, is a skill that many find themselves coming too late in their learning curve, if ever, and only because they hit the buffers of what they were able to achieve rather than seeing them as basic building blocks from which to start. The ease of deleting a file, it seems, has accelerated the impatience that used to be tempered by the cost of...

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