Weevilf/9.5, 1/60 s, ISO 200, 105mm

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Do It Yourself

Designing and building custom photo equipment has long been a popular trend. The advantages of undertaking do-it-yourself projects are obvious. With a little (or sometimes a decent) amount of time and some craftiness, you can build a range of useful tools for macro photography, from simple devices including small light-shaping tools such as reflector cards for a system flash, to more complex projects such as the linear guide for macro panoramas discussed on the following pages. In many cases, homemade results can hold their own with their professional counterparts, and sometimes custom solutions ...

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