About This Webinar
Join Christian and Matt for the second Macro Challenge! This time, the stakes are... smaller! Today's challenge is to use an auto-bellows to photograph a coin. As the magnification goes up, they have to use new techniques and knowledge to succeed.


Macro Challenge Photo Contest (open until 4/22/2021 at 11:59ET for USA residents)

Links from Webinar:
Depth of Field Charts for Macro Photography and Filmmaking:


Auto-Aperture Macro Bellows Kits (RETRO Adapter + Bellows + connector rings)

BAL-NEX AUTO MACRO BELLOWS FOR SONY E-MOUNT https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-auto-bellows-for-sony-e-mount-bal-nex/
BAL-EOS AUTO MACRO BELLOWS FOR CANON EF-MOUNT https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-auto-bellows-for-canon-ef-mount-bal-eos/
BAL-EOSR AUTO MACRO BELLOWS FOR CANON RF-MOUNT https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-auto-bellows-for-canon-rf-mount-bal-eosr/
BAL-FUX AUTO MACRO BELLOWS FOR FUJIFILM X-MOUNT https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-auto-bellows-for-fuji-x-mount-bal-fux/
BAL-LET AUTO MACRO BELLOWS FOR L-MOUNT (LEICA, PANASONIC, SIGMA) https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-auto-bellows-for-l-mount-bal-let/
BAL-MFT AUTO MACRO BELLOWS FOR MFT-MOUNT (OLYMPUS, PANASONIC) https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-auto-bellows-for-canon-mft-mount-bal-mft/
BAL-NIKZ AUTO MACRO BELLOWS FOR NIKON Z-MOUNT https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-auto-bellows-for-canon-nikon-z-mount-bal-nikz/

Focusing Racks

CASTEL-MINI-II MINI FOCUS RAIL RACK ARCA COMPATIBLE https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-mini-focus-rack-arca-compatible-castel-mini-ii/
CASTEL-L MINICONNECT FOCUSING RAIL RACK WITH QUICK RELEASE BASE AND PLATE https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-miniconnect-focusing-rack-with-quick-release-base-and-plate/
CASTEL-Q Q SYSTEM FOCUSING RAIL RACK WITH QUICK RELEASE BASE https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-q-system-focusing-rack-with-quick-release-base/
CASTEL-XQ-II FOCUSING RAIL RACK WITH Q-MOUNT XD QUICK RELEASE BASE https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-focusing-rack-with-q-mount-xd-quick-release-base/
CASTEL-CROSS-MC MINICONNECT CROSS FOCUSING RAIL RACK https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-miniconnect-cross-focusing-rack/
CAST-FINE NOVOFLEX FINE ADJUSTMENT HANDLE FOR FOCUS RAIL RACK CASTEL-Q, XQII AND MINI II (CAST-FINE) https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-fine-adjustment-handle-for-castel-q-and-xqii/
CASTEL-COP-DIGI SLIDE COPYING DEVICE FOR CASTEL-MINI, CASTEL-MINI-II, CASTEL-L, CASTEL-Q, CASTEL-WQ, CASTEL-CROSS-MC, CASTEL-CROSS-Q https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-slide-copying-device-for-castel-mini-castel-l-castel-q-castel-wq-and-castel-ii/
CASTEL-MICRO AUTO STEP MOTOR STACKING RAIL SYSEM https://novoflexus.com/auto-step-motor-stacking-rail-sysem/

RETRO Macro Lens Reversing Rings

LET-RETRO MACRO AUTO LENS REVERSING ADAPTER L-MOUNT https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-auto-rev-adpt-l-mount/
FUX-RETRO AUTO MACRO LENS REVERSING ADAPTER FOR FUJIFILM X-MOUNT https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-auto-reversing-adpater-for-fuji-x-mount/
EOS-RETRO MACRO AUTO LENS REVERSING ADAPTER CANON EOS https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-reverse-adapter-for-canon-eos-lenses/
EOSR-RETRO MACRO AUTO LENS REVERSING ADAPTER CANON EOS-R https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-auto-reversing-adpater-for-canon-rf-mount-eosr-retro/
MFT-RETRO MACRO AUTO LENS REVERSING ADAPTER MICROFOURTHIRDS https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-auto-reversing-adpater-for-canon-rf-mount-eosr-retro/
NIKZ-RETRO MACRO AUTO LENS REVERSING ADAPTER NIKON Z https://novoflexus.com/novoflex-auto-rev-adpt-nikon-z-mount/
NEX-RETRO NOVOFLEX MACRO AUTO LENS REVERSING ADAPTER SONY E-MOUNT https://novoflexus.com/reverse-adapter-for-sony-e-mount-w-electronic-control-nex-retro/
  • Image review of Christian and Matt's coin photography
  • Discussion about techniques they used
  • What obstacles did they encounter, and how did they overcome them?
  • Basic demo of how to use bellows and a macro lens to create an image stack
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    Matt Hill
    MAC Group & National Parks at Night
    Creative optimist. Artist. Educator. Meditator. Director of Marketing Innovation at MAC Group. Partner, co-founder of National Parks at Night. I create curiosity and positive change.
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    Christian Domecq
    Photographer and B&H Marketing Guru
    Christian is a pro at the art of amateur dabbling in the creative fields of photography and sound design. Happiest when he learning something or teaching others a new skill.