Macro photography, that is, shooting subjects from a distance of a half meter or less, can produce incredibly powerful images. In wildlife photography, shooting with a macro lens can give us a fascinating look at the world's tiniest animals and insects. These creatures are often vibrant and amazingly structured, but imperceptible to the human eye. Macro photography allows us to see these things up close and in an extraordinary amount of detail.
Below are 26 amazing macro photos that are not only a reminder of the beauty in the little things, but also a nod to the upcoming warmer months. Sit back, relax, and get ready to get close -#11 is stunning.