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Old 28th July 2016
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Re: I might have gone over the top: Macro flash rig build!

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Originally Posted by wornish View Post
Very creative construction. Only comment on the shot is that when you are that close the depth of field is extremely thin, its hard to tell exactly where the focus was set.

Did you consider using the focus stacking thats available for the EM1 with a Pro lens on.
I realise that its not possible though if you are hand held.
I agree fully!

Hand held is a bit of a lottery as far as the focus point is concerned especially when the subject is blowing in the breeze!

I will be trying the stacking again soon, and trying to chase down some interesting subjects, even though we've "bee friendly" planted the garden we're not as lucky as some on here with visitors to the garden! So I will take the rig down the road to the local National Trust gardens at some point...

The main reason for setting this up is to try and get some decent photos from inside Cathy's beehive!
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