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Extension tubes: Macro on a budget

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If you want to experiment into the macro photography world the best cost efficient option is to use extension tubes. These are exactly what their name says, an extension tube we place between the camera body and the lens. This has the effect of moving the lens further away from the sensor increasing the magnification […]

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Nature is a stand-up comediant

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A macro shot of a small flower. I used my 24-70 mm with extension tubes. They don;t have the electrical connections so the camera defaults to a max. aperture and focus is manual. I find it easier to move back and forth to focus. DoF is razor thin!  

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Green Lips

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A close-up shot of a leaf in my backyard. Used my Canon 24-70 mm f/2.8L that has a magnification of 0.5x. Some vendors call this a macro lens. I don’t think so 😉 I always use DPP to convert from RAW and sometimes, like on this one, I transfer the file to Photoshop to do […]