Macro photography with a kit lens

(Click on image to enlarge) June Aubrey R. Young, an avid photographer from Quezon City, Philippines, mounted the 18–55mm kit lens backward on her Nikon D3000 using a reversing ring to get this extreme close-up of a silk moth. She made a diffuser from a KFC bucket to soften her hot-shoe flash. Exposure: 1/40 sec, ISO 200.

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June Aubrey R. Young, an avid photographer from Quezon City, Philippines, mounted the 18–55mm kit lens backward on her Nikon D3000 using a reversing ring to get this extreme close-up of a silk moth. She made a diffuser from a KFC bucket to soften her hot-shoe flash. Exposure: 1/40 sec, ISO 200.