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The macro rig finally gained some level of completion with the mini-ballhead, this now allows for the flash to be right on top of the front element of the lenses (even with the ETs/TCs)
That coupled with a DIY "parcel box diffuser" with some kitchen tissue for diffusion.
Here are some results at varying magnifications
1. Dreamy, 1:1
2. Housefly closeup, ~3:1
3. Mealy bug, 2:1
4. Tiny caterpillar 3:1
5. Tiny jumping spider trying to look cute - puppy like. 3:1
6. Ant sipping on a drop of honey. 3:1
All are single handheld shots.
Note to self: Really need to accelerate technique and will to start stacking