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macro lens

[′ma·krō ‚lenz]
(optics)
A camera lens designed to focus at very short distances and to form an image as large as the subject.
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The fisheye attachment gives a unique perspective to the captured images while the macro lenses zooms up the image by 10x and 15x.
According to Mashable, the pocket-sized iPhone lenses lets users add fisheye, wide angle and macro lenses, priced at 69.99 dollars.
But if you still want your phone to do much of the heavy lifting, OlloClip's three-in-one lens quickly connects to your iPhone and offers fish-eye, wide-angle and macro lenses that produce striking images.
But on the other, though Minter is doubtlessly aware of this pointedly masculine precedent, her video germinated in an entirely different way: "Filmed with macro lenses, the video was inspired by a photo shoot where Minter directed her models to lick brightly colored candies while she shot photos from underneath a glass plate." According to the work's dedicated website, "The models' tongues mixed the colorful sugar with saliva, slurping and pushing color across the glass surface to simulate painting." This latter statement, combined with the fact that Green Pink Caviar was used by Madonna as a backdrop for live performances during the European leg of her recent Sticky & Sweet Tour, seems to tip the scales toward collusion with mainstream pop culture and away from art history.
They join a total of 67 different lenses - ranging from super wide-angle to super telephoto models - which includes standard zoom and telephoto zoom lenses, fast aperture lenses, macro lenses, and "the TS-E lens", equipped with tilt and shift function.
Joan Solomon's "Spirits In The Garden: The Amazing Realm Of Secret Life Around Us With Remedies And Gifts Of Healing Wisdom" is the result of five years of painstaking work capturing memorable images photographing flowers, plants and trees throughout the United States using high intensity macro lenses. These remarkable and full color images reveal the uncanny presence of life-like countenances imbedded in the plant that for all the world resemble legendary gnomes, fantastical elves, illusive sprites, and fabled fairies.
Elsewhere, macro lenses capture the action inside the hatching eggs of a butterfly.
An alternative exists, however, for attaining good picture quality through the use of special macro lenses in combination with SLR-equipment, microscope adapters, and a digital camera.
The fastest macro lenses commonly available off the shelf for still cameras may be f/2 to 2.8, making them two to four times slower, and the MTF is about 20%.
I attach macro lenses to my camera to magnify bugs so you can see fine details.
Canon has announced a lens mount converter that will allow the use of older FD lenses on EOS bodies, but only as macro lenses because they will not focus at infinity.
The closest focusing distance is a key consideration for every lens purchase, and macro lenses are designed specifically to focus closer than any other for the precise purpose of rendering subject details life-size on the frame.