howtogeek at April 17th, 2013 11:24 — #1
Originally published at: http://www.howtogeek.com/152060/how-to-enjoy-macro-photography-on-the-cheap/
Macro photography–or, taking photos of things under high magnification–is really fun; the price off dedicated macro lenses, on the other hand, is not. Read on as we show you how to use low cost tricks and techniques to enjoy macrophotography on a budget.
martyvh at April 17th, 2013 21:29 — #2
Hmmm, I was expecting a tutorial on how to macro with the camera in your phone
hydro at April 17th, 2013 21:32 — #3
i miss the photography related articles!
jfitzpatrick at April 18th, 2013 09:56 — #4
If that's something you (or other readers) would be interested in, I'd definitely be able to write a guide on that. I've used my camera phone for macro photographs before. =)
hydro at April 18th, 2013 10:04 — #5
i think that might have been tongue in cheek. not sure - but i think.
hey @jfitzpatrick, i just pm'd you ...
boredultimatum at April 18th, 2013 17:15 — #6
Just started poking around HTG lately and saw this. I'd like to note with about a $30 telescope eyepiece you can get fairly decent macro shots on a camera phone. For example, this. Had I cleaned the container, used better lighting, and of course a better quality camera phone it would have been pretty good for not being a DSLR with a $100+ lens. It might be worth looking @MartyvH
Just remember you probably aren't going to get really good quality without a good camera and (semi)professional lens. For example: youtube.com/watch?v=DsGvT2DYJMc (Not allowed to post the third as a link)
matt_yell at June 24th, 2013 15:11 — #7
Step 1: Purchase a Samsung S3.
geek at July 11th, 2014 14:26 — #8
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