Alley in Pisa, Italy

by Lars Kotthoff

submit your photo


Hall of Fame
View past winners from this year

Please participate in Meta
and help us grow.

Take the 2-minute tour ×
Photography Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for professional, enthusiast and amateur photographers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

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

share|improve this question

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

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

1  
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
1  
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
add comment

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.