Carbide Bur Macro (Photograph)
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.
Carbide Burs (Photograph)
Two metal burs sit side-by-side on a grayish-white background. While the burs may appear similar from afar, this close-up shot shows their detailed differences. The light reflects off of each bur, showing their different shapes and patterns.
PDA with GPS Feature (Photograph)
A close-up photograph of a hand holding a PDA, which displays its GPS feature. In addition to allowing you to make phone calls, schedule appointments, and send emails, many PDAs now have GPS features that allow you access maps and directions.
A close-up of a zebra, a type of wild animal indigenous to Africa, is pictured. The bold black and white stripes of the zebra are so perfectly placed that they seem done by a paintbrush.
Leaf Blower (Photograph)
A close-up photograph of a leaf blower shows the machinery removing leaves from a grassy lawn. When the weather turns colder the leaves shed, littering the lawn. A leaf blower blows the leaves to one side or the other, revealing the foliage underneath.
- Sample Macro Photos
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.
Green Air Filter (Photograph)
An abstract photograph of a green automobile air filter gives up-close details. Dirt and particles that move through the air and under the hood of the car are trapped in the filter, improving the cleanliness and performance of the automobile engine.
Cell Phone (Photograph)
All cell phones must have a battery and a way of charging that battery. Many cell phones come with cords for charging the phone directly from an electrical outlet or vehicle cigarette lighter.
VGA Cable (Photograph)
This photo shows the female version of an analog VGA plug, also known as a DB15 plug. Many computer monitors, and some TVs and projectors use this type of plug. Screws or nuts on the plug ensure that the cable does not inadvertently come loose.
Tulbaghia Violacea (Photograph)
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.
Bedroom Furniture (Photograph)
A close-up shot of two bedroom dressers, made by Amish furniture makers, shows the details of the beautiful wood grain. You can almost feel the smoothness of each handmade drawer and knob.
Indoor Furniture (Photograph)
A close-up photograph of several different types of rocking chairs, made by Amish furniture makers, features several styles of types of wood. In the background, smaller Amish-made wood pieces are lined up neatly on shelves.
Glove Stitching (Photograph)
There are several different varieties of baseball glove, including the infielder's glove, the outfielder's glove, the pitcher's glove, the first baseman's mitt, and the catcher's mitt.
Vintage Bass Guitar (Photograph)
This close-up photograph of a vintage bass guitar shows its retro style guitar body, with four guitar strings and guitar pickup as well as the pearloid pickguard, the volume control, and a small part of the guitar neck.
New Testament (Photograph)
The Bible is the world's number one best seller and contains 66 books divided into Old and New Testaments. The Bible is God's Word to man in written form and has been translated into many languages. This close-up photo shows a Greek New Testament.
Cuckoo Clock (Photograph)
Cuckoo clocks are often wooden and may have a bird that comes out of a small door to commemorate the hour with a 'cuckoo' sound. This close-up of a wooden cuckoo clock shows the time to be twelve o'clock.
Dental Syringe (Photograph)
A close-up shot shows a metal dental syringe upon a white table. This type of syringe supplies air and/or water to the oral cavity for flushing debris away from the area that the dentist is working on.
Guitar Pickups (Photograph)
A close-up photograph of a solid body six-string electric guitar focuses on the pickups. Turn the top pickup to control volume, and the bottom two pickups to control tone. Create the unique sound you desire simply by manipulating these pickups.
Silver Eyeglasses (Photograph)
A close-up of silver wire eyeglasses with blue earpieces sits on a white background. Shortsighted or nearsighted, pick these glasses up, rest them on your nose and ears, and watch the world come into sharper focus.
Birdseye Maple (Photograph)
A close-up photograph of a birdseye-maple wood veneer plank focuses on this wood's unique textured effect. Birdseye-maple can be recognized by its grain, which is distinctly different from the grains of other woods.
Cherry Wood (Photograph)
A close-up photograph of cherry wood, from an oak tree, shows the rich wood in all its detail. The texture of the wood can be seen in detail, and one can almost imagine the grainy feel of the beautiful cherry just by viewing the photograph.
Pink Dogwood (Photograph)
A close-up of pale pink and white dogwood blooms, with yellow pistons, result in a delicate photograph on a dark background. The blossoms, which are common in southern areas of the United States, are symbolic of spring and the Easter holiday.
Stone Fireplace (Photograph)
A close-up photographs depicts a warm, golden fire in a rustic stone fireplace. Screen doors, which are now open, can be closed to contain sparks and embers. Whether fueled by natural gas or by logs, a fireplace makes a room cozy on a cold winter day.
Steam Engine (Photograph)
A photograph highlights the close-up detail of a vintage steam engine. The red, green, and black train was used to transport both people and products.
Stitching Machine (Photograph)
A close-up photograph of three brushes on an ancient stitching machine, which was commonly used for bookbinding. The bristles will brush debris off the fabric as the bound material passes along the conveyor belt.