How To Shoot Macro Video Without a Macro Lens

A few weeks ago I provided a step by step guide on how to use a Canon DSLR to stream live to Facebook. You can check out that out here. I want to follow that up with a neat trick I learned while learning how to stream live to Facebook. As many of you know, DSLR cameras have a digital zoom feature that allows you to zoom in very closely to focus on the subject matter. With my Canon 5D Mark iii I am able to zoom in 5x as well as 10x. The rub is you can’t snap pictures or record video to the camera at these ultra close ranges, as macro lenses and extension tubes are the primary means to get close (I have heard