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Old 16th June 2016
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Re: Macro flash

Hi I also do a lot of dragonfly photography, I do believe a lot of the problem can be caused with having to shoot during the sunnier days for our subjects I am therefore leaning the other way with light.
As you are aware a lot of dragons/ damsels at this time of year are fresh emergence thus there wings are glossy anyway. I have just recently started using a polariser for my set up to try to lower the problem of shiny wings along with the water droplets on plants and the water surface of the pond/ lake/ river.
However cheap polarisers lose 2+ stops of light where as a good brand will cut this back to about 1 stop. Work in progress at the moment. But looking promising.
Kind regards Mike
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