University of Sheffield Photo Soc

DIY Macro

Macro photography


It will make you as happy as this little cat.


Low-tech, low-budget macro DIY kit

  • A desk, next to a window
  • A roll of wrapping paper
  • A greetings card
  • Kitchen foil


Setting up

Cheap wrapping paper – you shouldn’t be able to see Father Christmas.

Reflector – greetings card wrapped in kitchen foil (shiny side out).


Click to see the difference

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