How to Do Extreme Macro Photography Without a Dedicated Lens [VIDEO]

How to Do Extreme Macro Photography Without a Dedicated Lens [VIDEO]

Have you ever wanted to experiment with macro photography but didn’t have the budget to buy a dedicated macro lens?

In this video Jim from ProPhotolife shows us a trick using two lenses that you might already have to achieve 1:1 magnification.


quick video 4, extreme macro photography trick from Jim Talkington on Vimeo.

As he mentions in the video – if you like this technique you can purchase a reversing ring that will allow you to do it without needing to manually hold the lenses together with your spare hand.

Have fun – and don’t forget to share the results of this technique in the Macro Section of our forum!

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Darren Rowse

Darren Rowse is the editor and founder of Digital Photography School and SnapnDeals. He lives in Melbourne Australia and is also the editor of the ProBlogger Blog Tips. Follow him on Instagram, on Twitter at @digitalPS or on Google+.

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