Best close-up lens: 6 top models tested and rated
Best Close-up Lens: 02 Hama Macro Lens Set
Price: £65 (58mm) Buy it: www.hama.com
Available in popular filter thread sizes from 52mm to 67mm, Hama’s kit comprises three lenses at +1, +2 and +4 dioptres magnifications.
They’re made from high-quality glass, and are double-coated on each side for improved optical performance.
The lenses work well individually, and as with similar kits you can stack them for magnifications of up to +7 dioptres, although image contrast can suffer a bit.
The lenses come in a carrying case and you have to screw them together for stowage.
Pros: A versatile kit that’s well made and gives good image quality
Cons: Slight degradation in picture quality when stacking lenses
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Tags: camera accessories, lenses, macro photography