Tag Archives: Flash

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A look at Canon’s New Twin-Lite MT-26EX-RT Macro Flash

The Canon MT-24EX Macro Twin Lite Flash has long been a mainstay for Canon macro photographers, especially those using the Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x macro lens. However, it has not been without some issues (such as […]

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How to make a simple macro flash bracket

Search “macro flash bracket” on Google and you will pull up over 390 000 results. Switch to ‘Image’ search and you will see hundreds of photographs of different commercial and home-made variations of brackets designed […]

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An affordable Speedlite transmitter for Canon.

I don’t usually do sales blurbs, but I have been using the little Canon EOS 90EX for a few days and I think there may be some interested in its potential for macro photography. Many others […]

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Ellis Bird Farm Photography Workshops

Two repeat workshops are happening at the lovely Ellis Bird Farm in August! Tuesday, August 5, 9AM to 4PM: Introduction to Photography with the Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera (DSLR) For new and prospective owners of a DSLR, this […]

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Macro Flash Brackets

What makes a good macro flash bracket? It needs to be able to firmly hold your flash and diffuser near the macro focus-points of your lens, whether you are shooting vertically or horizontally. If you […]

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New Canon Ring Flash–Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX II

Tucked away in the press release for the new T5 entry level DSLR (11 Feb 2014) was the announcement of Canon’s Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX II. My very first response when viewing it was, “Does that […]

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Finger Spider and the Twin Suns Dilemma

I was scrolling through my wife’s photographs and came across this image that she took last May. We were at the Opal Natural Area that day, but couldn’t remember what I was photographing at the […]

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Back-lit Orb Weaver

Mixed up in a collection of  photographs from my wife’s camera, I came across this spider in a set of  four. This is the same spider that I ‘antiqued’ earlier this year, however using a different technique. Taken at […]

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