Best close-up lens: 6 top models tested and rated

Best Close-up Lens: 04 SRB-Griturn Close Up Lens Set

Best Close-up Lens: 05 SRB-Griturn 10x Close Up Lens

Best Close-up Lens: 05 SRB-Griturn 10x Close Up Lens

Price: £30  Buy it: www.srb-griturn.com
A chunkier option than the +10 dioptres lens supplied in SRB-Griturn’s Close Up Lens Set, this optic has a longer barrel that incorporates two separate elements.

It’s only available for a 58mm filter thread, which suits Canon’s 18-55mm kit lens, for instance, but step-up and step-down rings are available for use with other thread sizes.

Image quality is great in all respects; it performs marginally better than the +10 dioptres lens in SRB-Griturn’s Close Up Lens Set, although you lose out in terms of versatility.

Our verdict

Pros: Excellent image quality and mighty magnification; good value
Cons: Lacks the versatility of multi-lens kits

Score: 87%

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