I made a flash diffuser for my external flash, mounted on a flash bracket. Hardly ever use this flash, but I saw some spectacular macro photos made with an off-camera flash, and I wanted to try it too. So, this is my set up: Pentax K-5 body, Panagor 90/2.8 macro lens with a Pentax-A 50/1.7 reversed on top, and the external flash with home made diffuser.

my macro set-up

my macro set-up
And here are some examples made with this combo. Just from our back garden… Quit some species to find here!

Snout Cleaning

It\\'s a big step up the ladder

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