Check out these macro lens quick tips from Canon. It's close-up photography made easy! Takeaway: I find some tips here useful such as the use of tripods to make the shot steady and also to shoot at bright lighting.
The pick of the first Nikon DX lenses you will want in your kit that are best value for their performance. Covers from prime, zoom, portrait, wide angle, and macro. Most are DX lenses but some are full frame FX compatible