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This photograph is a great illustration of the narrow depth of field you work in at macro distances. This was taken at f11 and look how little is in focus! This is why many macro tutorials speak of photographing subjects side on, rather than face on. Face on, the depth of field is sure to exclude part of the body.
It’s the overall photograph that matters, not the focal plane and in macro photography unless you use very complex and delicate techniques like focus staking, something is likely to be out of focus.
Focus staking is where you take several photographs in sequence and focus on successive parts of the subject, so that when combined in special software, the entire subject is in focus.
And for the record, our subject managed to climb back onto the leaf.