Macro photography is one of the most popular photographic disciplines. Spectacular images are within the grasp of every photographer, and you don't need to invest in kit worth thousands to start taking impressive close-up images. The world of close-up photography is endlessly varied, and includes insects that look like aliens, the hidden symmetries of plants or the normally invisible workings of a machine blown-up to huge proportions.
About the author:
Ross Hoddinott is a past winner of the BBC's Countryfile competition and the BBC Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award, and his work features regularly in "Outdoor Photography", "Practical Photography", "Photography Monthly", BBC Wildlife and many more. This is Ross's first book, and showcases his particular talent for the world of macro photography.