Here is a nice video tutorial of how you can do Macro Photography, producing wild and amazing imagery. If you learn how to take great pictures up close, you can have a lot of fun with it. The possibilities are endless. Macro photography refers to close-up photography; the classical definition that the image projected on the "film plane" (i.e film or a digital sensor) is close to the same size as the subject.
Woven Shadows 7 contains several ideas to help you improve your techniques in this area.