This blog is devoted to the application of optical fibers in photography. I have several homemade (DIY) flash adapters channeling the light from the flash close to the lens. The technique can be used mainly for macro photography, but I will show examples for wide angle close focus techniques as well. The recent version is called fiberstrobe V3, hence the name of the blog is "fiberstrobe".

Sunday, February 13, 2011

First Post (Valentine's day)

This is my first blog post and it happens to be by chance on Valentine's day. I've decided to post a flower picture taken with the fiberstrobe V3 adapter:

Here you can see the set-up:
Two macro-snoots were aimed to the stigmas, while a diffusor gave a bit of fill. A simple diffused light would give you a quite boring picture. Below you can see the same flowers illuminated with the external flash only:

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