Summer of Bugs is back! I plan on primarily posting everything through my Instagram account, and will add bonus content here on the blog.
First off, I was so pleased on how the Summer of Bugs series went in 2014. Granted, I had quite a bit of time off and had some freedom to experiment. That laid a great foundation to build upon and I learned so much.
Gear wise, last year I shot primarily on an iPhone 4S with an Olloclip lens. I love the Olloclip! It was such a great introduction to macro photography. I did try using extension tubes with a dslr and lens, but went for very basic and cheap and they literally fell apart. I was pretty dissuaded by that quick fix, and after looking into more substantial extension tubes, I found any money invested in them would be better put towards a proper macro lens. I made that leap and have been thrilled so far.
So, here's what I have found so far: