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    Default DIY handheld softbox.

    Just wondering can i convert a metz 45 cl-1 into asomethin tat can mount a softbox onto its flash unit? Anyone got any suggestion??

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    Default Re: DIY handheld softbox.

    Got this photo on the net... Will this do?

    Flash helmet..

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    Quote Originally Posted by excelglsi View Post
    Got this photo on the net... Will this do?

    Flash helmet..
    Good leh... Rain still got umbrella... (looks foolish!)
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    Default Re: DIY handheld softbox.

    the softness of the light/shadow come the size of the light source relatively compare to size of subject.

    and you need lots of power to make the light softer.

    and there is ready made softbox selling market, cathy is selling.
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    Default Re: DIY handheld softbox.

    bounce using a big white wall or ceiling

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    Default Re: DIY handheld softbox.

    Quote Originally Posted by excelglsi View Post
    Got this photo on the net... Will this do?

    Flash helmet..
    Quote Originally Posted by Youhong View Post
    Good leh... Rain still got umbrella... (looks foolish!)
    it works, definitely deliver better results than shooting outdoor with LSPJ II or omnibouce aim direct or aim up ward.
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