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A Great List of Tutorials for Macro Photography Fans

Macro Photography and Close-Up Tutorial List

Pussy willow and dandelion — Photo by Steve Wall

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Here you find a list of macro photography tutorials and how-to primers which will introduce you to the world of close-up images.

  1. A Beginner’s Guide to Macro Photography
    An introductory tutorial.

  2. Macro Photography with Point-and-Shoot Digital Cameras
    You own a simple digital camera, no manual controls, yet chances are that such an affordable device can shoot very beautiful macro pictures of small subjects.
    Let’s see here how to.

  3. Close-Up Photos using a Magnifying Glass in front of the Lens
    As long as macro photography involves enlarging small subjects, a magnifying glass should do. No joke. It works, and it works fine.

  4. Close-up Lens for Macro Photography
    Maybe the most practical way to shoot macro, such lenses are affordable and ensure good optical quality.

  5. Reverse Lens Technique in Macro Photography
    Digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera owners will enjoy this flexible technique, enabling them to reach very high magnification factors.

  6. How to Choose a Macro Lens
    Indeed the best tools for shooting macro photography.

  7. Extension Tubes for Macro Photography
    Extra magnification the easy (and cheap) way. Coupled with reverse or macro lens, it is the key for stunning shots.

  8. Lens Extension Tube: Do It Yourself
    Cheapest and effective solution for the making of stunning close-up pictures.

  9. Stack a Reversed Prime Lens for Macro Photography
    High quality macro pictures, the easy way.


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