Comparing the Picture Quality of Four Different DIY Macro Solutions

December 28th, 2011

DIY Macro.jpgIf you’re looking for a brand new lens
for your camera, you have access to plenty of resources. You can read
reviews, ask for some testimonials on forums and compare shots of
different lenses side-by-side. DIY projects don’t usually provide
that option.

A photographer that goes by the name
Terapixel took a few of the DIY macro solutions he’s been playing
around with and took shots of the same subject, giving a good
comparison of a few popular options. “I don’t own a dedicated
macro lens,” says Terapixel, “but I’m still happy with the

Of the four, he prefers a Fujinon 50mm
industrial lens with second place going to a Nikkor 35-70. You can
check out the full comments and the comparison shots here.

(via DIY

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