The different styles and types of macro photography.
Macro photography is often confused with close up photography. However they are different in the way they are photographed.
A close up is an image that usually fills the frame on the camera but is not usually shot 1:1.
Examples of close ups are:
The difference is as a macro you would only see a part of these images. Not to be confused with cropping of course.
Here are some samples of floral macro'sShot 1:1
A closer macro would be shot at 2:1
. Meaning that the object is photographed at 2 times its actual size.
k n o s p by little-billie
Butterfly by bonnjo2
Even closer would be 3:1
and even more, such as full frame lady bugs, etc...
Red Queen by Samantha-meglioli
Lonely III by Eltasia
Where it comes by JaneinHell
The Clover And The Lady. by andokadesbois
Robberfly by GregoriusSuhartoyo
The grand escape. by Annarigby
Un ragno salterino by Nataly1st