Here are some of my favorite close-ups--watch out, one of them is ickier than the one I chose for the header, which, by the way, I took on a Mt. Rainier hike a few years ago. I admit, I cropped it in closer for the final header image, but I wanted you to see the hungry look in that spider's eyes--all of the eyes.
|Close stitches with shiny thread|
|frost on the playground|
|dewdrops in the forest|
|Oh, ick! Aphids in the Rose Garden!|
|Quiche with lentil and arugula salad for brunch|
|The uncropped spider lunch picture.|
I just remembered a very practical use of the macros setting. If you are an avid sewer like myself--when you have switched sewing machine needles to a different size and have popped several needles into your pincushion for safekeeping and future use, if you are like me and your eyes are old, you can't see the size of the needle printed on the shank. Take a close-up picture of the needle, then enlarge --you can do this on the camera display--and you can read that small print.