Tag Archive: Macro


12 Incredibly Stunning Nature Macro Photography Wallpapers

Macro photography is an art form that gives us an unusually close look at a subject, and good macro shots can also make absolutely stunning wallpapers. That’s exactly what we’re sharing here, with twelve incredible macro shots of nature subjects generously shared from YJ Chua, a talented hobbyist photographer whose Mac setup we recently featured. … Read More [Read More…]

12 Incredibly Stunning Macro Photography Wallpapers

Macro photography is an art form that gives us an unusually close look at a subject, and good macro shots can also make absolutely stunning wallpapers. That’s exactly what we’re sharing here, with twelve incredible macro shots of nature subjects generously shared from YJ Chua, a talented hobbyist photographer whose Mac setup we recently featured. … Read More

Olloclip Macro Lens Is Ready For Its Close-Up [Review]

3-In-1 Macro Lens by Olloclip Category: iPhoneography Works With: iPhone 5/S, iPod Touch 5g Price: $ 70 Olloclip’s 3-In–1 Macro lens is extremely limited, but that’s by design: It’s a set of close-up lenses for the iPhone 5/S and fifth-gen iPod…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Take Closeup iPhone 5 Photos With This Pair of Carson LensMag Macro Lenses

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Microscope-like macro lenses are super neat — and not just because they let you see the little hairs on a ladybug’s leg. No, macro lenses can show you a whole new world. Or macro lenses can spark (or rekindle) a love affair with photography. Heck, at the very least, they’re good for hours of amusement.

There’s no shortage of macro lenses for the iPhone: There’s the high-end Olloclip, which also comes with a fisheye and a wide-angle lens;  [Read More…]

Olloclip Now Selling iPhone 5 Kit With Fish Eye, Wide Angle, Macro Lenses

If you’re into iPhoneography, chances are you’ve heard of Olloclip. The company sells one of the best lens kits there is for the iPhone. Apple gives you the ability to digitally zoom in the Camera app, but Olloclip takes photography to the next level with fisheye, wide angle, and macro lenses.

Olloclip is now offering its 3-in-1 lens kit for the iPhone 5.

We gave Olloclip’s iPhone 4S kit a  [Read More…]

6 Tips for Taking Better Macro Photos with the iPhone Camera

iPhone Macro Photo of a flower

The iPhone is quickly becoming the primary camera for many of us, and though it makes a great point-and-shoot for your average pictures, it can also take surprisingly good close-up and macro shots. With that in mind, here are 5 tips to make the most of macro photography with the iPhone.

1: Avoid Direct Lighting

The iPhone camera tends to have trouble focusing on something that  [Read More…]

The $1 iPhone Macro Lens

Even that crappy dime-store laser-pointer can be useful.

Was the $ 14 iPhone macro lens a little too rich for you? If you can’t afford to drop the price of a cheap lunch onto a DIY photo accessory for your $ 650 phone, then perhaps I can interest you in Zaheer Mohiuddin’s $ 1 version.

That’s right: a $ 1 macro lens for the iPhone (or iPad). The only work you’ll need to do  [Read More…]

Turn the iPhone Camera Into a Macro Lens for Free Using a Water Drop

iPhone Macro Lens Want a free instant macro lens for your iPhone camera? Carefully apply a tiny drop of water to the lens, flip the iPhone over, and voila, you can suddenly take extreme close ups of just about anything. I know that sounds a little weird, but it works, and the results are fairly impressive. The drop of water has to be tiny and fit pretty much perfectly on the  [Read More…]