Macro Photography Gallery - The Changes
The Macro Gallery has now its own Gallery Director, me, who will take care of this tiny and delicate gallery. Why did this gallery get its own GD ? Because it needs some love and some more attention and also a major clean-up.
What is new in the Macro Gallery ?
The Macro gallery will only be for real macro from now on. It did get a new description and hopefully anyone who submits there and who isnt sure what macro is or if his/ her image belongs there, will read it .
The definition of macro is capturing an image of a subject the same size or larger than life size on the recording media, whether that be film or digital sensor size. For example if you photograph an insect that is 2 cm (3/4 inch) long, it's image will be 2 cm (3/4 inch)long on the film or digital sensor. The smaller the recording media the smaller the subject must be. Cropping an image does not make a close-up image a macr