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Backscatter Macromate Mini Underwater Macro Lens for GoPro with Flip Filter System - Lens Only

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Product Description

Stunning underwater macro footage
The design team at Backscatter spent more than a year perfecting the ultimate macro lens for GoPro.

Precision optical glass and aluminum construction
Don't be fooled by imitations. The Macromate Mini follows a 15 year product design of premium underwater optics and rugged construction. No plastic mounts to break and only the highest grade multi-element optics receive the FLIP and Macromate brand.

Add the Macromate Mini to your GoPro FLIP system
The Macromate Mini threads into the FLIP 55mm adapter. Go professional with a FLIP color correction filter and a MacroMate Mini at your fingertips. The worlds greatest and most versatile GoPro lens system has just evolved.

Use GoPro PHOTO MODE for stunning macro photography
The sample photos below were taken with a GoPro Hero 3+ Black camera set to medium photo mode. The first image is without lens and the second is with the Macromate Mini.
GoPro Underwater Macro Lens - Macromate Mini - With and without comparison

Use GoPro VIDEO MODE to bring tiny action to the big screen
The video below was shot with a GoPro Hero3+ camera set to narrow video mode and a Macromate Mini lens. While the Macromate mini works in wide, medium, and narrow video modes, the narrow mode gives you the sharpest edges and the most stunning results. Watch this video to see how the Macromate Mini has revolutionized GoPro for underwater.


Watch this video for shooting tips and tricks


Why do you need a macro lens?
Without corrective optics, GoPro Hero4, Hero3+ & Hero3 cameras can only focus to about 1-2 feet underwater. The custom Macromate Mini design allows you to get within 3 inches of your subject so you can bring the tiny wonders you find to the big screen. If your favorite underwater subjects are about the size of a golf ball, the Macromate Mini is about to become your best friend.

Fill your frame with golfball sized subjects
GoPro Underwater Macro Lens - Macromate Mini - Size Comparison

Macromate Mini vs. +10 Close-Up Lens
The FLIP +10 Close-Up Lens works great for shooting subjects sized from soccer balls down to golfballs that are roughly 6-12 inches from the camera. However, the Macromate Mini brings your focus to about 3 inches allowing you to fill the frame with subjects as small as a golfball. The video frames below were shot with a GoPro Hero3+ in narrow video mode and illustrate the difference between the lenses. The scorpion fish head was about the size of a softball. The camera was moved closer to the subject to get the Macromate Mini image. Our staff favorite macro configuration is a FLIP3.1 with both a Macromate Mini and +10 Close-Up Lens so we're ready for all subjects.

GoPro Underwater Macro Lens - +10 vs. MacroMate Mini

Macromate Mini is the only true macro lens for the GoPro
Two custom designed glass optics are mated together and sealed in a vacuum resulting in a lens that is perfected for underwater use. This design delivers sharper images, higher contrast, and deeper blacks than any other GoPro lens designed to date. It's state of the art and born from countless hours of in water testing. 

Sample GoPro video frames with the MacroMate Mini off and on
GoPro Underwater Macro Lens - Macromate Mini - Video Frame Sample

No plastic parts to break - rugged aluminum construction
The FLIP3.1 filter system is machined from aircraft grade aluminum and is designed to withstand the bumps and grinds of professional underwater use. The aluminum FLIP3.1 frame clamps securely to your GoPro and a precision machined hinge keeps your lenses and filters flipping year after year. We've put the same attention to detail in the Macromate Mini and carve each lens ring from a solid block of aluminum. All engineering, machining, laser cutting, and assembly is performed in our USA facility.

GoPro Underwater Macro Lens - Macromate Mini - FLIP Configurations

Fumble free flip design means you'll never lose your lens
When the action is happening, you don't want to be fumbling with lenses. Our world famous flip design gives you one finger access to color filters and lenses on the same dive without the fear of dropping a lens into the deep. The Macromate Mini threads securely to the aluminum 55mm flip adapter so you can always keep it handy. As you know, dive trips are expensive and require a lot of effort. The last thing you want to do is fumble or or break gear on a once in a lifetime trip. The FLIP system and Macromate Mini will not let you down and more importantly it will revolutionize the way you use a GoPro underwater.

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Macromate Mini  Underwater GoPro Macro Lens Quick Guide


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