This website gives some sample macro images and also links to other websites that include macro photography. A brief description of macro techniques is also included.
Macro photography is the art of photographing small items and/or details. Macro photography allows the viewer to see details that would be extremely hard to view with the naked eye.
A detailed close-up of a carbide bur is featured on top of a blue, white, and red background. The light from the photographer's camera reflects off of the face of the bur, showing the construction of the bur in greater detail.
This macro shot of purple tulbaghia violacea, also known as society garlic, was taken at a botanical garden in San Diego, California. Tulbaghia violcea is an attractive ornamental perennial that grows in clusters and smells distinctly of garlic.