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How to use mirrors to get perfect axial lighting on macro subjects

They often say that photography is all just smoke and mirrors. And, in this case, they’re half right. Mirror-like reflections certainly are involved. This is lighting setup that never would’ve occurred to me had I not stumbled across it on a friend’s Facebook post. UK based photographer Dougie Smith typically brings people into his studio, […] The post How to use mirrors to get perfect axial lighting on macro subjects appeared first on DIY Photography.
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