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

Highland Graze


Captured a couple years back, these lovely grazers are a common resident in the Floyd County highlands of Southwestern Virginia.



mark-morrow-profile-onone-web-sqMark Morrow is a practicing Virginia-based photographer specializing in real estate and architectural projects, as well as commercial product and portraiture.

As an avid student of the craft, Mark enjoys sharing insight and inspiration here on his Blog, as well as his Podcast and as a contributing author with Photofocus. To view more of Mark’s work, please click here.