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: 06 Tiffen Close Up Set

Best Close-up Lens: 06 Tiffen Close Up Set

Price: £80 (58mm)  Buy it: www.tiffen.com
Tiffen’s Close Up Set is available in thread sizes from 37mm to 77mm, and contains three lenses at +1, +2 and +3 dioptres.

Stacking all three filters therefore gives +6 dioptres of magnification, which is slightly less than the Hama kit, and substantially less than the SRB-Griturn kit.

Sharpness and contrast are very good, and the build quality is reassuringly high.

However, there’s nothing to make this kit really stand out from the competition, so it struggles to justify its comparatively high asking price.

Our verdict

Pros: Well engineered; delivers very good image quality
Cons: Much more expensive than competing kits

Score: 85%

PAGE 1 – Best Close-up Lens: 01 Cokin Close-up P103
PAGE 2 – Best Close-up Lens: 02 Hama Macro Lens Set
PAGE 3 – Best Close-up Lens: 03 Hoya Close Up +3

PAGE 4 – Best Close-up Lens: 04 SRB-Griturn Close Up Lens Set

PAGE 5 – Best Close-up Lens: 05 SRB-Griturn 10x Close Up Lens

PAGE 6 – Best Close-up Lens: 06 Tiffen Close Up Set

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