Assignment #12 – Macro
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Macro photography is close-up photography. So it’s time to get up close and personal this week. Here is a good question if you are shooting using a 18mm-55mm lens which side would make a better macro shot? Would the wide angle of 18mm or the 55mm side? Below are two pictures I set up to show the difference!
First the 18mm lens:
this next picture is set at 55mm:
Below is a picture of where the camera was set up to get each picture. The picture on the left is using a focal length of 18mm and the picture on the right has a 55mm focal length. The interesting part I thought was both setup’s look like they are about the same position. I did have to adjust a little bit when I changed the focal length, but for the most part I think they are pretty close!
I only have one tripod so my other camera was precariously placed on top of a book which was on my camera bag that sat on a chair. I tried not to move anything between pictures but it was a bit wobbly thus the pictures aren’t identical from a tripod stance, but you get the picture!