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Re: Olympus MAL-1 Macro Arm Light

Led lights including those claiming to be LED flash are useful for focsung but not muc else for my purposes. For static subjects they may be OK. Is a samll torch going to be good enough for a wedding photographer on a sunny day.

A well diffused flash is the key and as with all photography light is the key to a good shot. Lets face for the best potaiture a bare flash is hardly seen as flattering with dark shadows and hotspots in the highlights.
There are very few macro diffusers out there as far as I am aware. So it is DIY.

Here are some incartnations of my diffusers.

EM1 sigma 105 Mk11 by Alf Branch, on Flickr

Macro-rig by Alf Branch, on Flickr

Macro rigg E M5II by Alf Branch, on Flickr
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OMD E-M1 OMD E-M5II MMF3 12-40 pro 12-50 EZ 14-42 EZ 9-18 f4.0 -5.6 40 -150f4-f5.6 R 60mm f2.8 macro Sigma 105 f2.8 macro Holga 60mm plastic Holga pinhole lens lens and a XZ-1 Olympus - 35 SP Trip 35 Pen EEs OM2sp

I nice view does not mean a good photograph. My FLickr

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