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Old Aug 30, 2011, 10:37 PM   #1
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Default Ring Flash for T3 Recommendation?

Does anyone have a recommendation on a decent, but not super-expensive (i.e. under $100) ring flash that will work with a T3?

I got my Raynox and I've enjoyed experimenting with it. But, I've found that lighting is a problem because I have to get so close to my subject and the lens often blocks the light.

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Old Aug 31, 2011, 3:35 AM   #2
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I have just done a quick google and these things look expensive, but I did find this, I have no idea if its any use as macro is not my thing.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Macro-Light-...4776014&sr=8-1
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Like the looks of that ring light but need to find someone who sells it here in the colonies.
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Old Sep 9, 2011, 11:22 AM   #4
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Heres a few just read the reviews
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_no...+flash&x=0&y=0
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Old Sep 9, 2011, 12:26 PM   #5
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Thanks for the link, they're a sure a lot to choose from now days. We saw one at a local Samys camera store the other day we liked a lot. It was a led type flash ring with switches that let you turn on the left or side only or both sides. The salesman made it sound like the greatest thing since sliced bread.
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You can try a LED Macro Ring Flash Light from Gadget Infinity. I haven't tried it. I have ordered Cactus remote flash triggers and light tent from them before.

http://www.gadgetinfinity.com/produc...cat=337&page=1
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Wife went looking as soon as she spotted the link. She came up with one question that I couldn't answer about putting the flash ring onto the camera. All the flash rings came with adapters to fit different size lenses but none of them came with or stated that the flash ring would fit a 77mm lens. Am I missing something on how flash rings attach to cameras?
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Old Sep 12, 2011, 9:29 PM   #8
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Thanks for all the recommendations! It looks like there are some cheap enough that I can give it a try!

Calicajun, I think (think being the operative word!) they all either: a) screw onto the front of your lens; or b) are held in place with a bracket. It seems to me that I saw one that uses the bracket system, but I could be totally wrong about that...
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