DIY Ring Flash

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    Ok, here is: My DIY ring flash.
    Salad Bowl, cut a hole in the middle, placed a pineapple tin can, made another square hole for the flash on the side. Made a bracket out of alumium and shaped it in the way shown above. Flash is a Canon 580ex, triggered by a cable.
    The diffuser is a piece of plastic folder I had with documents :-)
    The tin of pineapple has a piece of aluminium foil around it so it reflects more light. I love the lighting effect this flash produces. I will upload photos soon (When I find my model)

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    I hope you like it, any question or comments are more than welcome.

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    1. Magic@Photos 64 months ago | reply

      superb DIY - and the results are great

    2. Enrico Bettesworth 64 months ago | reply

      Nice! How did u cut out the hole in the bowl?

    3. aquaphotoboy 64 months ago | reply

      I did it with a Dremel Tool, very handy little device.

    4. PrettyOkay 63 months ago | reply

      i wonder if you could use an electric stove top tray...the ring that goes under and around the burner, you know?

    5. aquaphotoboy 63 months ago | reply

      I guess you could, but I think is way too small for something like this.

    6. Phantasy Photo 62 months ago | reply

      awesome thanks so much for you DIY selection

    7. neo19 62 months ago | reply

      how big bowl did you use?

    8. unclefuz 61 months ago | reply

      oh wow, that's pretty amazing.

    9. Lentedigital 61 months ago | reply

      que es todo ese equipamiento en el flash, que logras con el

    10. aquaphotoboy 61 months ago | reply

      Hola lentedigital y gracias por tu comentatio. El equipo no es mas que una ensaladera por el cual suaviso y dirijo la luz del flash simulando el efecto que un ring flash da sobre el subjecto. Ahi puedes ver un ejemplo del resultado

    11. Lentedigital 61 months ago | reply

      Gracias , con los costos de todos los productos fotograficos es bueno ver cuando alguien como en tu caso inventa algun artilugio para resolver la toma , sin grandes costos.

      Mis felicitaciones.

      Saludos Pablo

    12. q_borden 54 months ago | reply

      I made this and I love it thanks for the great diy project!!

    13. aquaphotoboy 54 months ago | reply

      Really?? Kool! Wanna share some photos of it? You have a very nice photostream btw!

    14. Trisha Gold 53 months ago | reply

      This is a really cool project and fantastic results too!
      Seen in "DIY-Inexpensive Photography"

    15. `E.Matthew Photography ` 46 months ago | reply

      It looks great! Yeah, the screws seemed like the biggest obstacle to me... that, and cutting the bowl.

    16. Nicolas Homal [deleted] 38 months ago | reply

      hi aquaphotoboy.

    17. aquaphotoboy 38 months ago | reply

      Hi Nicolas :-)

    18. Kombizz 37 months ago | reply

      interesting creative work
      but does it work?
      that's the question!

    19. aquaphotoboy 37 months ago | reply

      Hi Kombizz... yeah I think it works for what it is worth.. however you cannot compare this to a propper ring flash like the ABR800. This was just a weekend fun project :-)

    20. Antoine Grid [deleted] 37 months ago | reply

      beautiful capture bellissimo .

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