Macro Photography Tools & Techniques

Check out our favorite high magnification, low cost photography techniques!


Macro photo of dragonfly profile

Reverse Lens Macro

Reverse lens macro is our favorite macro technique for bug and botanical portrait photography!

Macro photo of grasshopper

Extension Tube Macro

Add an extension tube to a prime lens for a simple and inexpensive macro photography setup!

Macro snowflake photo

Snowflake Photography

Find some wintertime macro inspiration with snowflake photography!

Want to learn even more? We love this introduction to high magnification macro photography video from Thomas Shahan!

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