Below is a video produced by Don Glae that helps explain how to utilise your camera and lighting equipment to produce better macro photography.
What I like is that he explains how to better-use a flash-gun in conjunction with a LumiQuest SoftBox II. I recently acquired this amazing attachment after a photo-shoot in Melbourne with gorgeous models. Most of my shots were lit either by the available light (industrial lighting) or by the light of my flash-gun.
Who knew that Youtube could be so educational?
Whilst it worked wonderfully, I watched another photographer obtain some amazing shots with a similar diffuser attached to his flash-gun. And now that I have discovered the LumiQuest range of products — I’ll be buying more!
Anyhow watch the video, listen carefully, take notes, it’s worth the wait!
Other sites of interest regarding softbox’s and diffusers:
- LumiQuest, the journal. Great for reading and seeing how the soft-box products really do work!
- Valid pros and cons reviewed on the Lumiquest Softbox.
- Professional lighting equipment and accessories available on eBay.
From my flickr gallery, here are a pair of chocolate high heels. Lit up with a LumiQuest SoftBox II. After watching the video above, I am getting the cable connector (as seen in the video above) ASAP!