• The Best Flash Diffusers for Macro Photography

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    Even though speedlights are incredibly useful for macro photography, they're light does not always look flattering. Harsh shadows in unwanted places, blown out highlights and strong aberrations are common issues. And even though strong, directed light can look good in many cases, diffused light looks more natural and generally more pleasing to the eye too.
    The two following photos illustrate that effect:
    Directed light
    Diffused light
    Why we need light modifiers
    Using a speedlight for macro photography can be tricky; If it is mounted to the camera, only a fraction of the light will shine on...
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