macrophotography

noun
mac·​ro·​pho·​tog·​ra·​phy | \ ˌma-krō-fə-ˈtä-grə-fē How to pronounce macrophotography (audio) \

Definition of macrophotography

: the making of photographs in which the object is either unmagnified or slightly magnified up to a limit often of about 10 diameters

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Other Words from macrophotography

macrophotograph \ -​ˈfō-​tə-​ˌgraf How to pronounce macrophotograph (audio) \ noun

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Get expert tips for photographing insects and other tiny wildlife at a macrophotography class 1-2:30 p.m. Sunday. star-telegram, "Go green! Nature-friendly places to go this weekend in DFW," 20 July 2017

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First Known Use of macrophotography

1889, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of macrophotography was in 1889

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