This category contains the range of MacroMACROProducing photographs that render extreme close-ups of extremely small subjects like insects, hence its popularity among nature photographers. It requires using a macro lens with a large reproduction (magnification) ratio of at least 1:1, which renders a subject larger than life size. Macro lenses are capable of focussing at extremely short distances (some as little as a few centimetres), allowing the photographer to get very close to the subject. and Specialist lenses (such as Tilt-and-Shift Lenses) that are available for sale from Outdoorphoto.
Macro Lenses are for photographing very small objects such as flowers, insects, reptiles or jewellery and food. They are designed to be able to focus very close to your subject and produce strong enlargements (1:1 and even up to 5:1 reproduction ratio in some lenses). Macro Lenses can produce amazing results but might require additional stabilisation such as a tripod or a bean bag and in certain situations extra flash light as well.
Tilt-and-Shift Lenses are highly specialised Lenses mostly to be used for Landscape and Architectural photography. They allow the photographer to change the orientation of the focal plane to the sensor plane in order to correct for perspective distortions and depth-of-field problems.