April 7, 2018

No Macro Lens? Here Are 3 Ways to Get Macro Shots Without One for Under $20

Macro lenses might be spendy but these alternatives are definitely not.

We all know the limits of our lenses, but that doesn’t mean we still don’t try to push them way beyond their capabilities. Personally, I try to turn all of mine into macro lenses—I get close to my subject, focus, move a little closer, try to focus, and move closer still, but eventually, all I’ve got is some useless blurry mess. Unless you’ve got a dedicated macro lens, I assume you’ve done this too, and I bet you’ve considered buying one until you saw the price tag.

Well, if you’re on a tight budget but still want to capture some macro shots, Caleb Pike of DSLR Video Shooter has shared three alternatives that will do a pretty decent job under $20. Check out his video down below:

Here are the inexpensive macro alternatives Pike mentions in the video

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Source: NoFilmSchool