Focus light for 100mm macro
Posted 07 May 2011 - 07:23 AM
I have just added to my kit a Canon EF 100mm F2.8 USM macro lens and I wonder if my cheap Fantasea nano mini focus light (which is more than enough for the Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 USM lens) will be enough or I would be better off with brighter focus light such as the Sola 500 or the FIX LED 500DX.
Thank you very much in advance for your help and tips !!!
All the Best ..... Francesco
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Posted 07 May 2011 - 09:55 PM
Sola 500 series seems quite good, from reading literature, but I have never used.
Have used nano mini, but far too weak for me.
Posted 08 May 2011 - 12:59 AM
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Posted 08 May 2011 - 05:13 AM
I had the Nano but it flooded after a few dives. The problem with rotating the head for turning on/off, if you turn too far it floods.
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Posted 08 May 2011 - 06:34 AM
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Posted 08 May 2011 - 06:57 AM
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Posted 11 May 2011 - 01:27 AM
Posted 09 June 2011 - 09:01 PM
Failing that, the i-torch seems to be as good as the sola 600, at about half the price, and it uses AA batteries.
I think Jack Connick Sells them.
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Posted 10 June 2011 - 12:58 AM
It doesn't have the AFO feature, but I don't think it's very helpful when you're shooting macro at f/22 ISO100,
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