DIY: Macro Photography Made Easily and On The Cheap

Check out this picture. What does it look like to you? If you guessed ballpoint pen, you’re correct. You win absolutely nothing because it wasn’t that difficult of a question to begin with and I’m not writing about a contest. However, if you’re into photography and want to be able to take macro photographs like the one shown above, there’s no need to pour your life savings into your camera just to do it.

Photocritic.org posted this awesomely creative approach of lengthening the 50mm lens of the Canon 20D by means of a Pringles bottle.  With the mod, the user is able to take all kinds of zoomed in photos of everyday things.  I wonder what Sarah Palin’s face really looks like, up close and personal. Come to think of it, I’m better off not knowing.

Link [via]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *