Affordable Macro Photography Equipment
There are plenty of amazing photographic and video techniques to delve into one you get acclimated with your cameras base functions. Such as:
Black & White, HDR ( High Dynamic Range), Tilt Shift, Time Lapse, Slow Motion, Macro, Astrophotography and more.
With each one having a vast new set of skills and accessories required to perfect it, it’s easy to spend a fair amount of cash before reaching some level of success. Today I want to talk about an affordable highly effective method to get you introduced to Macro Photography and Videography. Using the equipment you already have in your camera bag, you too can make amazing macro photography and video for under five dollars. First take a look at the type of results you will achieve in the video below I’ve made for Coin Enthusiasts, as well as Macro Photographers. Watch in HD.
What Do I Need?
How Does it Work?
Where Do I Buy One!?
You can get these on eBay all day long for around $5. Search “Reverse Ring Macro” or just click.
Welcome to Part Two of Four, in AmericanDSLR’s quest to uncover The True Cost of Owning a DSLR! This section will cover an estimated true cost for the Intermediate level Filmmaker. We will start off with a list of ongoing equipment that will remain the constant at any level, then I will show pictures, prices, and outline the new products you will be needing as you work your way towards becoming a true pro!
Items carried on from the Beginner level:
- Camera Body
- 18-135mm Lens
- 16 GB CF Card
- 2 Year Accidental Damage Warranty
Zoom H4N: $299.99
The Zoom H4n is a must for DSLR filmmaking. This has amazing built in stereo mic recording, as well as 2 XLR inputs on the bottom of the device for up to 4 CH Audio recordings with your Boom, Shotgun, or Wireless Mics. While some don’t recommend using it for recording dialogue, I find it to work fine within 2 or 3 feet from the subject. There are better recorders out there but the Zoom H4n is the best value by far.
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