A Cool Lens Hack for Macro Photographers

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Being as photographers use so much equipment in pursuit of their hobby/profession, it only makes sense that photographers usually wind up becoming pretty good at hacking their equipment. We all have a bit of an inner-tinkerer that simply cannot resist trying to find new ways to get our equipment to do what we want it to do. Of course, you do have to be careful and follow the proper steps any time you hack your photography equipment, in order to avoid totally breaking things that you laid down your hard earned money for.

Today’s macro photography tutorial is a step-by-step hack that you can use to open your aperture ring on a reverse lens adapter. We have to warn you that you must be sure that you understand all the steps and tools that you’ll need to pull this one of – so please watch the video carefully and make note of all the steps you’ll have to take.


Do you think this is a customization that you’ll be trying out in the near future? If you do, please take your time and make sure that you are careful. And even if you don’t plan on doing this to your reverse lens adapter, it’s still cool to know that you have this little lens hack at your disposal, isn’t it? Simply having this knowledge makes you a more informed photographer who will be better able to customize your digital photography equipment; should the need arise.

Do you know any photographers out there who love to tinker with their equipment? If you do, then you will probably agree that those folks will get a kick out of this macro photography equipment tutorial. So please take just a moment of your time to pass this little hack along by clicking on the Share button…

Choosing a Lens Reversal Ring Adapter

To mount your current lens in reverse you will need a lens reversal ring adapter. In order to find a suitable adapter you will need to know the following –

1) Camera brand
2) Lens diameter (Note: This is printed onto the bottom/side of your camera lens. This is the diameter of your front lens.)

You can find these stocked at Amazon and they are currently on sale from 35% – 70% off. So, don’t miss out  –
Nikon52mm, 58mm, 67mm, 72mm
Canon 52mm, 58mm, 67mm, 72mm

* If you have a different camera brand, the easiest way to find the adapter is to click on this link to go to Amazon and browse / search for one that is relevant to your camera brand eg. Pentax reverse mount adapter 52mm

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