by Giles Sparrow
I placed a hold on this book thinking that it would give me tips on macro-photography. Imagine my surprise when it turned out to be intense magnification of ordinary animals, plants, water and more. Some photos are so close-up they require a microscope. Others are simply very detailed macro photography. A zoomed image of a dragonfly's wing is exactly as it appears to your eye. However, the foot of a gecko is covered in tiny hair-like fibers. This is an astonishing view of the smallest parts of our world.