Introduction: Close Up Photography Using Macro Tubes
Most of the time buying several different high powered lenses is just not feasible. This Article shows you how to use one lens and get 6 different powers. Often, when trying to take a photo of something very small or very far away your kit lens just won't do the job. Buy five inexpensive macro tubes and have all the variety you need. The close up of the penny is difficult to do without a macro lense but, macro tubes do the job very well.
I will take 6 photographs. successively adding one macro tube in between each photograph.
The following image was taken with a 70mm lens attached directly to the camera with no macro tube.
I removed the lens and inserted one macro tube in between the lens and the camera.
The previous process was repeated and now there is 2 macro tubes in between the lens and the camera.
and now three...
now four ..
are you ready ... five macro tubes,
You need a sturdy tripod to take these images. The higher the magnification the move vibrations will show up. You will also want to set your camera to take the picture two seconds after you let go of the button. This way, the shake from your finger will have time to dampen.