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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2010 6:15 pm 
Any ideas? I know the one about the film canister, but sadly i do not have one...


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2010 6:20 pm 
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I kinf of doubt a diffuser will do you much good on a popup flash (read my post about diffusers).

However, something like a white sheet of paper, or even a mirror (or aluminum foil) would be very effective to bounce to the ceiling. Perhaps make a small slit in it so you get some fill light, and voila!

The catchlight in their eyes might turn out a bit odd, though

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2010 6:21 pm 
Thanks dude, fast response too.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2010 6:28 pm 
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Great, now where's my tip? :lol:
I would like to see the results if you try it :)

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2010 6:37 pm 
*hands over invisible 5 dollar bill* lol


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2010 6:43 pm 
I made these shots bouncing my FZ8 built-in flash with a mirror,into a home made diffuser(bowl with A4 paper sticked inside) & down on this watch : http://sykeye.deviantart.com/art/Produc ... -111063076

So,I say it's really worth experimenting. :) Home made stuff can be very efficient if done properly.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2010 9:08 pm 
Its not homemade, but a quick googling gave this, which looks interesting http://www.warehouseexpress.com/buy-LumiQuest-Soft-Screen-Pop-up-Flash-Diffuser/p1010255?cm_mmc=GoogleBase-_-Flashguns-_-Flash-Diffusers-_-LumiQuest-Soft-Screen-Pop-up-Flash-Diffuser_1010255


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2010 9:50 pm 
A coffee filter migth work better.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2010 10:59 pm 
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Hmm, I think the lumiquest is a bit too small to serve as a minisoftbox, you'd be better off with some paper.

and...coffee filters? Over here those things are brown, I'm not sure it would give you the desired effect.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2010 11:34 pm 
Here they are white. :o


Do you live in soviet russia? :lol:


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