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06-24-2009, 09:16 AM   #1
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Which ring flash should I have for my K10 100mm

Hi I've never done any macro photography want to get the proper on camera, ring flash and I need advise.

I will be using a K10 with a smc D FA f2.8 100mm

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06-24-2009, 10:00 AM   #2
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Well, if you have to have a ring flash the AF 160FC is it as far as I'm concerned. It's just really made for the D FA 100 (or 50 for that matter). I have one and I love it. A more fundmental question is - if you haven't done any macro photography why do you think you need a ring flash?

I'd strongly suggest that you do some macro shooting with your D FA 100 in natural light and also play with any tele-macro lenses you may have long before you get a ring flash of any make. You can do a LOT of macro shooting with out a ring flash.

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