How to Shoot Macro Photos with Regular Lenses and Extension Tubes

Macro photography works well with conventional lenses and inexpensive extension tubes. The combination achieves 0.3x to 0.5x magnification. Depth of field is much greater with these moderate magnifications than at the 1x magnification possible with macro lenses.

Macro Lens Test: Canon, Nikon, Sony, Laowa, Sigma, and Tamron Compared

Photographer Christopher Frost has put together one of the most comprehensive and detailed macro lens shootouts we've ever seen. In this video he tests the latest 100mm (ish) f/2.8 macro lenses from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Sigma, Tamron, and Laowa to see how they compare in terms of build, usability and performance.