Budget Macro – Exploring Reverse Ring Adapters

As with any specialized area of photography, the art of macro photography – that is, making images of objects at a very close range – is in a creative world of its own.

This is true not only in terms of the specialized gear required to tell a story at a true 1:1 scale, but even more so in regard to the patience and practice needed to produce a clear and consistent result.

In this article, we’ll explore a technique known as reverse lens macro and consider one economical approach to producing amazing close-up images by using a simple reverse ring adapter and a manually-operated lens. Read more

426 Poor Farm Rd SE Floyd VA – Virtual Tour

426 Poor Farm Rd SE Floyd VA • MLS #325135 (NRVAR)


Beautifully remodeled brick to grade ranch home with a full walk out, partially finished basement on ten acres. Outfitted with a generator hookup and separate sub-panel. Wood stoves are located in the basement and main level with stainless steel, insulated chimney liners. PREPPERS will not want to miss this one! The farm is fenced and cross-fenced, has a large barn, four acre horse grade quality hay field, productive garden, chicken coop, tractor shed, tool shed, and a two-car carport. There are two spring-fed streams located on the property as well. Roof is architectural shingles(7years old). ALL NEW WINDOWS. Located 5 minutes from the Town of Floyd, Va. and 30 minutes from Roanoke and Christiansburg, Va. COUNTRY LIVING AND CONVENIENCE.

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