Basic Equipment for Shooting Macro Photography

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Choosing the right macro equipment can be daunting. In this video, professional photographer, Layne Kennedy, will discuss equipment options for shooting in the macro format.

You will learn about the basic three lenses, 55mm, 200mm, and the most popular, the 105mm. Layne gives you his opinion on extension tubes and magnifying filters. He recommends carrying certain accessories: the traditional flash unit and portable soft box, the ring light that clamps on the end of the lens, the dome light for diffusion, and, finally, light reflectors for bright sunlight conditions.

Join pro shooter, Layne Kennedy, who gives you tips on carrying the appropriate macro photography equipment to achieve top notch images.

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