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04-27-2011, 06:03 PM   #1
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wind control in macro?

what are some methods of controlling wind when doing macro? as most of you know, even a little wind makes things tough to get sharp... or when you guys use flash, does that "freeze" the subject and not have to worry so much with the wind?


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The flash duration is of the order of thousandths of a second, and the lower power used, the shorter the duration. Even at 1/4 power, the flash is short enough to freeze the fastest of action so be assured and get a few shots to be convinced yourself.
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It's not always practical but a reflector, especially stand mounted, can be used to provide wind break and has the side benefit of bouncing some light back onto the subject.

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