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    Posted: November 29 2013 at 6:53pm
Just thought I'd share a little trick I learned for getting extremely magnified macro pictures without using a true macro lens.

The idea is that you are using the optics in lenses backwards so you don't have to get a specialized macro lens to get high magnification of subjects.

This article gives you the basics behind the technique:

Here are just a few shots I took using the "twin lens reverse macro" method:

(None of these photos have been edited beyond cropping and slight sharpening)


Edited by Ann_A - November 29 2013 at 6:56pm
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Very cool. Thanks for the tip.
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nice!
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As though it were a microscope! Thumbs Up
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Beautifully done Ann!


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