>Hello this is my first post on the blog here, and i decided to explain something about how to take macro shots, without a true macro lens. Because i have a Nikon camera i will exemplify with some accessories for Nikon.
You can take macro photos of insects or any other small object with the help of:
- extension tubes + lens
- extension tubes + reversed lens
- reversed lens
- macro lens (the ideal solution but also the most expensive one)
The extension tubes are very easy to use and the main advantage is that the tubes contain no optical elements. That's why they are tubes and not teleconverters wich are very commonly mistaken with. The disadvange is that you will need even more light (longer exposure time) to take photos with them, than with just the lens directly... [ Read more...