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Response to alfredo (Reply #10)

Tue Nov 26, 2013, 02:15 PM

12. That's true for just about all macro

You are generally shooting stopped down to the maximum extent possible until you reach a point of diminishing returns with optical aberrations. As such it's hard to get enough light, particularly when the working distances are so short. That's why ring lights are popular on macro setups used for utilitarian purposes.

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