Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more
Can't Access your Account?
New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!
Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!
Can anyone recommend a Ring Flash for the a58 using a Tamron Macro lens.
Join ePHOTOzine for free and remove these adverts.
I have a SONY A55, and a SONY 2.8-100 Macro lens.....I acquired a Ring Flash off eBay......I soon resold it, because it only gave very fiat results............Ring flashes are good for jewelry and small items, but not tiny insects, bugs, spiders and plants.
If you intend to shoot insects etc with your macro, then go down the DIY flash diffuser route, there are many examples of his to make them on YouTube.
Mine has been developed from a cheap, six inch opaque lidded plastic basin from Wilko's......just carefully cut a trap door in the base, to fit around your Speedlight, line the upper quadrant with cooking foil as a reflector, and place a circle of whit kitchen towel inside the lid as a diffuser and away you go.
Camera settings for good results with this set up?
F11-16 ......Shutter 160th.....Flash EV to suit ambient light.
ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.
Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.
You must be a member to leave a comment
Get the latest photography news straight from ePHOTOzine in your email every month and win prizes!
01/09/2014 - 30/09/2014
Check out ePHOTOzine's inspirational photo month calendar! Each day click on a window to unveil new photography tips, treats and techniques.
View September's Photo Month Calendar