Use your camera's macro mode for great close-ups

Here's how to use your compact camera's macro mode--and add-on filters--to take close-up photos of flowers, dewdrops, and other tiny things.

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<h2>Go Beyond Macro Mode With Add-On Lenses </h2><br><br>If you want greater magnification than your [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/reviews/collection/1603/top_10_point_and_shoot_cameras.html|point-and-shoot camera|Top 10 point-and-shoot cameras]] can provide on its own, try using add-on lenses. Often called macro filters, these inexpensive lenses--available from your camera's manufacturer or from Websites like [[xref:http://camera-depot.com/closeup.htm|Camera Depot|Camera Depot]] or [[xref:http://www.tiffen.com/results.html?search_type_no=356&tablename=filters&family=Tiffen+Filters&search_filter_format=Screw-In|Tiffen|Tiffen]]--attach to the front of your camera's built-in lens. Though not every camera on the market can work with macro filters, many can. I took this shot with a point-and-shoot camera set to macro mode, with a +1 filter attached.

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