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The Complete Guide to Macro and Close-Up Photography by Cyrill Harnischmacher

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Lizard at the zoo. Having to negotiate complicated mixed lighting is often unavoidable when taking pictures in a terrarium. For this image, I had to deal with warming lamps and various other forms of artificial sources of light. In these cases, finding a compromise is the only thing to do.f/4, 1/90 s, ISO 400, 105mmLocation: Wilhelma, Stuttgart, Germany

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A Day at the Zoo

Even though you can find stunning macro subjects in the orbits of your everyday life, sometimes the urge to take pictures of exotic plants and animals is overpowering. In these instances, a trip to a zoo, aquarium, botanical garden, butterfly garden, or an insectarium is a ...

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