Who says macro photography has to be expensive? It’s all about looking for the right accessories, in the right place. In this article, we reveal almost everything you need to know to get started in the world of macro photography at a micro price.
Did you dream all your life about macro photography? Do you live with the idea of photographing small objects overwhelmingly? Did you see all of this collide with the high price of accessories?
If this is your case, then you have one of two options: 1 – close the website and continue to dream; 2 – read this article to the end and learn that you can buy alternative equipment, which does practically the same functions as the others, at prices so small, but so small that they look like macro.
If you are reading these lines, it is a sign that you chose option two and did it very well!
Let us start with the sad reality: to obtain pure image quality, macro lenses are unbeatable. After all, they are optimized for close focus and are available in the XF60mmF2.4 R Macro and XF80mmF2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro variants.
Of course, here we have a “small” problem. In this case, in the form of euros, or dollars, or pounds, varying between 500 and 1000 euros, for the XF60mm and XF80mm, respectively. Even though we do not know your financial situation, we fully understand that for some of the photographers, these values are out of budget. But this is also not why you will stop doing macro photography, believe us.
These days there are other ways to do macro photography at low prices…
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