Taking Great Photos. Part 5: The Macro Setting

Macro – Wasn’t that the really abusive tennis player that turned the tennis world on it’s ear? No? Ok – the “Macro” setting on your camera is the setting that allows you to get in and focus up close. It may be a setting on your camera that you have to manually turn on, or it may be a built-in function. Usually – if you have to turn it on – the icon that indicates “macro function” is a stylized flower – indicative of those close-up flower photos – you know – the ones with the stamens and pistils all …