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But I think ligytsphere perhaps I should back up a bit — the diffuser I describe in this post is designed for flash photography, not necessarily for video lighting. Same as above, but with diffuser on the flash. This next comparison is of 4 types of flash: The best lenses for Sony mirrorless cameras.

This one is a lot lighter and tucks away nicely into my camera bag. Bounced off the fongg at a slight angle to the subject. It was way back when first time a bubble-wrap for instance was used on top of flash to diffuse light. I obviously don’t care about appearance. Maps World Street Maps.

DIY Gary Fong Lightsphere

Flash aimed directly at the subject, using ETTL. Turned down the power to better show the way it manipulates the light. DIY Lumiquest from chicken feathers. If you’re looking for a high-quality camera, you don’t need to spend a ton of cash, nor do you need to buy the latest and greatest new product on the market. As dogwood stated earlier, Gary is not a first one who invented flash diffusion product and for sure not the last one. Bounced off the ceiling at about a 20 degree angle.

Flash bounced off the wall and a portion of the ceiling to the right of the camera. The light is well diffused. In the second picture the highlights on the petals especially the lily are much more pronounced. The variation of light sources and their resulting effects is nearly infinite, but there are 2 main types of light that I look for and use as a photographer: A diffuser accomplishes 2 different goals: Cannot really see from the pic as velcro seems to go right around stopping just abov3 the ………EX, fold paper in half and both same sides meet Would be much obliged if you would help me as this seems a fairly simple set up, apart from that!


For me, the results were unexpectedly good in some instances, but unexpectedly bad in others. I did try this and it really does compare to LS2 which I have used so far. It seems to me that you badly underestimate cave painters We’ve selected our favorite lenses for Canon DSLRs in several categories to make your decisions easier.

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If you have a lightly colored wall or low white ceiling available, bouncing your flash off them can produce much better results because the whole wall winds up acting as your light source. My 5 year old can do that. If you can share the specifics of what equipment you already have cameras, lights, etc?

Xiy vinyl to fit your flash I cut mine to approximately 12 inches long and 4. Even softer light than the first bounce, with better highlights and more vibrant colors. Voila, here is your Foong lightsphere.

DIY SpeedLite Diffuser

All that light being tossed out the front of the diffuser lights the subject’s face, while the rest of the room is lit by the bounce of the rest of the light off the ceiling.

Effectively, this produces 2 light sources: So named because it casts very soft shadows and provides very lightspherr light. My name is Jazmine, obvioulsy. I hate these types of post.


You can shoot with the smooth side in or out. Drawer Liner and Velcro. All forums Studio and Lighting Technique Change forum. In fact, on most SLR cameras it is only about a square centimeter or so. Is the adpro a better choice for location shooting than the adpro? Your width can vary depending on your tastes, and it can probably be tapered for a better on-camera appearance.

As far as i know and have checked the patent databases, his patents are valid only in the US.

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Copyrights Please drop by when you are free, my dear friend Dunja Djudjic is a writer and photographer from Novi Sad, Serbia. The SiOnyx Aurora is a compact camera designed to shoot stills and video in color under low light conditions, so we put it to the test under the northern lights and against a Nikon D5. If you have the means and want to spend the money, I highly recommend shelling out some dough and picking one up.

GF makes the best diffusers as far as I’m concerned. RB Bob Jones 7 years ago. Cut a hole at lightwphere bottom of the plastic bowl.

Taken from a video I recently created. SpeedLite bounced off wall with diffuser.

Drawer liner and Velcro. But, in general the way to improve lighting for lightaphere and photos is to increase the surface area of your light — i. Thanks for posting this!