Flash stand and some more wide open.

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by kramp, May 1, 2005.

  1. I built a few of these this week, there handy for off camera flash when working low to the ground, easier than using a tripod for the flash, you just push it into the ground and the top turns so the flash can be pointed down.

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    What do you think of slugs, I hate it when I leave my yard shoes on the deck and put them on with out looking inside first and squish a nice big banana slug between the toes. :(

    The eye's are in focus and you can even get a good look of my mini soft box in the reflection at about 400 percent.

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    Broom, its an invasive species on the Island here, mostly yellow ones and the odd red one now we seem to have yellow red one.

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    Martin
     
  2. Interesting..........the last shot is wonderful!! :D :D :D
     
  3. That is a pretty cool light stand you have built. It would come in handy for this type of shooting.
     
  4. Flew

    Flew

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    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Excellent shots Martin. We have such creative folks here at the Cafe, and you are definitely in those ranks. :lol:

    Regards,
     
  5. Thanks guys, the slug is pretty iffy but I was happy that the prehensile eyes were in focus. :lol:

    Haven't tried out the flash stand yet but I think it would be great for Hover Flies in flight just set a ring of flashes around the flowers.

    Martin
     
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