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  • The Q&A is found through the image gallery - different questions are asked underneath most images. It also continues in the comments with some extra details given as responses below. :)

  • Thanks Chrisd999, glad you like my work! I hope for warm, dry days myself... but that doesn't stop my from making the best of bad weather. :) A weather system has been threatening the area all day...

  • Ben, it's difficult knowing that the warmth and comfort of home is two feet away - but I'm willing to suffer for my art! :)

  • Mikiev, I use the CP-E4 external battery pack. It doesn't have anything to do with the amount of power - the MR-14EX (original version) never had this issue. In the revised model, they added...

  • Commented on photo Winter IMG_1533 in James A Rinner's photo gallery

    Cool setup, James! It varies greatly from the sans-tripod setup I use, but it gets decent results! Please keep me in the loop when you take more images! Is the spoon used to pickup snow that has...

  • Thanks James! I'm certain you'll find the book useful (not just for snowflakes, but many of the techniques translate to all areas of macro photography). Best of luck with your snowflake shots...

  • You're right, I don't use a tripod for these images, but it's not as challenging as it might seem. I need to rotate the camera around the subject to find the correct lighting angle with the ring...

  • Thanks for the positive comments! I assume some LED tech can work well (like the ones being built into the "Vela One" LED flash), but the kind found in inexpensive LED ring flashes have a duration...

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