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Member since May 2011 · 2485 posts · Location: Brisbane
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Subject: My Mini Studio
While working on the new site I was taking pics of some game controllers.  I've been meaning to do this for a while now, and I'm very pleased to report that my plans are coming together perfectly.

I set up a mini studio in the hallway, featuring a plank of styrofoam, two remote flashes, and a couple of plastic bits I found lying around to create some mini softboxes.

Check it out:

[Image: /grafx/flash%20studio.jpg]

There's a stiff piece of translucent plastic foam on the left, in front of the SB-800, and a soft padded bag attached to the SB-28 on the right.  When the lights fire, both plastic baffles light up as if their entire surface is emitting light, creating a very appealing glow without the harsh specular highlighting you normally get from a flash.

Here's a couple of pics showing the result:



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Member since Jun 2008 · 3 posts
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Aren't you a smart cookie! =]

I made a ring flash of bits and pieces I found around the place, and it works quite well too.

I have to say I do like the set-up you have there.

Nearly good as mine ;p.
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Member since Sep 2007 · 176 posts · Location: Kobe, Japan
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I request pictures of this ring flash you speak off...I'm interested in how you did it.
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