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Old 01-05-2011, 11:54 AM
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Originally Posted by yiling929 View Post
Sorry for interrupt...Am using Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC MACRO lense but the image for e.g ants, is not up closed enough. Any comment/suggestion for me?

Hi yiling929, you can try raynox dcr250 or extension tubes.

http://orionmystery.blogspot.com/201...for-macro.html


dcr250 on your 17-70 might give you up to 0.56x only.

full set of extension tubes (68mm) might give you close to 1:1


Anyway, it's all estimate only. Best way to calculate magnification is to shoot an mm ruler.

http://orionmystery.blogspot.com/201...calculate.html

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Originally Posted by stevensys View Post
Hi Master,

Below is how my flash diffuser looks like, is this this angle good enough? coz most of my macro pics i taken kind of having hard shadows and the lighting is not soft. Can advice if anywhere is wrong?
Steven, check out this..similar case.

http://www.shutterasia.com/forum/sho...46&postcount=6

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