And also one you've taken fairly recently.
I won't consider this my very first macro, but it is the first one I shared. Taken in September of 2009, it looks like:
Thanks to this forum, I've improved a lot.
This is one I took in this past August, less than a YEAR later. Thanks to the wonderful macro gurus here I learned to diffuse my light and not shoot wide open.
What has this forum (and/or experience) taught you? I hope to see many before and after shots.