Nidelva river through Trondheim Norway

Nidelva river through Trondheim Norway
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I know, it's not a macro (or, in Nikon terms, Micro) lens. But, want to use it that way sometimes.

Though, for budget's sake, i was considering a Tamron AF 70-300mm(F/4-5.6 Di LD Macro), but, ended up buying Nikon 55-300mm for overall value. I tried to utilize a closeup filter, but it was a frustrating experience.

Is there any to utilize for macro shot by using any technique, or any close-up filter, or any other way ?

Do you have any experience to share?

p.s. My camera is a D5100

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marked as duplicate by AJ Henderson, mattdm, John Cavan Nov 1 '13 at 17:58

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If you look at the [macro] tag, there are links to a number of questions that will help. photo.stackexchange.com/questions/4741/… and photo.stackexchange.com/questions/9341/… in particular – MikeW Nov 1 '13 at 7:56
    
@MikeW Thanks a lot ... – kmonsoor Nov 1 '13 at 10:11
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You can try extension tubes, but 55-300 mm zoom seems awkward for macro use no matter what method you use. – Olin Lathrop Nov 1 '13 at 13:47
    
@OlinLathrop Bad news for me. Anyway, I also have a Nikon AF 50 1.8D. Is that good to go ? – kmonsoor Nov 1 '13 at 17:01

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