In order not to hi-jack another thread, I tell about The LordV Method in a new one, i.e. here:
His nick is LordV, IRL it’s Brian Valentine and he is an avid fan of Terry Pratchett (hence the LordV nick). He is also a skilled macro shooter and four years ago, I sent him a fan letter:
I would like to say a sincere Thank You for making my macro
shots much better. Your photos have given me inspiration for
a long time and yesterday, when I read about your
focusing method, my skills took a giant leap!
Sway-like-coming-out-from-the-pub is the key phrase, i.e. set focus to manual, go to the pub, come out, and sway. When sharp in the view-finder, shoot!
Some examples of his shots:
And here is an example of what I learnt from him:
Claes in Lund, Sweden