Discover abstract macro photography ideas.

To magnify your unique perspective, try abstract macro photography. This article outlines some helpful tips for compelling abstract macro shots.

The combination of macro photography and abstract photography can unleash unlimited creativity. To present your subject so large that it is unrecognizable is only one of many possible abstract presentations and there are many others. Take a moment to explore because the possibilities are boundless.

Tips for combining abstract and macro photography.

Plan your macro shots and envision how you can create an abstract image. Begin with an unusual perspective — at a macro level, there are endless possibilities — and experiment with light, contrast, and focus.

These ideas will get you started:

Unusual lines and shapes, exciting lighting effects, contrast between subject elements, and unique focus will get you started. Once you have worked with these ideas, try blending more than one photo to discover even more possibilities.

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