help starting with Macro photography

Started Dec 1, 2011 | Discussions thread
WilbaW
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Re: flash bracket for macrophotography
In reply to klawrenc, Jan 8, 2012

klawrenc wrote:

can someone recommend a simple bracket for when I use my trusty (diffused) 420EX flash, to get it off camera?

Any flash bracket will do, just use something like the Manfrotto 482 or 492LCD mini ball-head to allow free aim of the flash.

Another way to do it is attach a mini ball-head to a tripod ring on the lens, with the foot of the tripod ring at 10 o'clock rather than 6.

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