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Canon announces first dedicated macro for the RF mount, the RF 100mm f/2.8L
Three ideas to get lots of extra detail in your images
How extension tubes compare to expensive macro lenses
Creating Valentine’s themed macros and flat lays for fun and profit
Always photograph flowers this way
The world up close: A conversation with Mike Moats
Mobile Mondays: Photographing heart-shaped bokeh for a fun Valentine’s phone background
My seven favorite tools for macro flowers
Living large by photographing small: Easy stay-at-home macro photography ideas
Macro photography at home: Exploring the micro-world of seashells
Macro photography at home: Creating otherworldly scenes with hand sanitizer
Beyond Technique: Monica Royal discusses macro and fine art photography

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