Julie Barrett is a freelance writer and photographer based in Plano, TX.

Poor (wo)Man's Macro

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The current issue of JPG Magazine has an article on Poor Man's Macro. The technique is simple: Just slap a 50mm lens front-to-front with the lens on your camera. The article explains how to do it.

This technique requires a lot of experimentation, but it's kind of fun. It's certainly a different way to look at macro photography. Here's one shot from today's session:


Can you guess what it is? This is one digit on the timer on my oven. The condensation is from steam coming out of the oven.

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