LED Light Guide (LG-1) for TG-1/2/3/4/5/6
When shooting close‑ups, many professional photographers use a ring flash with an emitter around the lens to avoid casting shadows on the subject. A similar effect can be achieved with the LED Light Guide (LG-1).
The LG-1 takes advantage of your camera's built‑in LED light to evenly illuminate the subject and draw out the best of your camera's macro photography abilities. The ideal accessory for internet sellers or anyone who wants to take detailed pictures of small objects, the LG-1 is compatible with the TG-1, TG-2, TG-3, TG-4, TG-5, and TG-6. Tough cameras and is designed to easily attach directly to the front of these models.
Please Note: Although the LG-1 can be left on the camera when underwater, it is not recommended as an underwater lighting accessory as the results would not be desirable.
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Must have attachment!
This is a great add on to my TG-5. As a geologist this attachment gives me the ability to take rock grain size and matrix macros both in the field and the lab. Highly recommend this light diffuser for anyone interested in doing close-up photography.
Works great but awkward to put on camera when needing a close up shot. Especially when you need it in a hurry. Does the purpose
good light diffusion, ok connection
This does help light up macro shots when you are very close to a subject or in a dark setting. I do have two reservations about it however: 1) the stippled/grid pattern in the clear part of the diffuser can show in your photo if you have a shiny or semi-reflective subject, and 2) like most tg accessories, the connection is plastic and not particularly durable.
Great item...I've only used it a couple of times and it works great. Can't wait to go outside and capture insects at night.
LED Light Guide
i bought the LED Light Guide for my TG-4 to increase the micro photography capabilities of my wonderful camera. it works as advertised and eliminates shadows and lens flares when used correctly. i just wish i could use the LED Light Guide with Telephoto Tough Lens Pack TCON-T01. having said that i still find plenty of ways to use this wonderful product! thanks again Olympus!