You Had Me at 'Cardboard'

I am a sucker for lighting solutions that involve aluminum foil, cardboard or trashbags. As this baby uses all three, you know it's getting posted.

From Lactose, and Other Unavoidable Evils, (luv that name) the Hobo DIY Softbox. (Luv that name, too.)



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Blogger Patrick said...

Heh, I made something similar for my vivitar 283 out of a gift bag from th Dollar Store, some paper, duct tape, and later i lined it with tin foil.


Sample photos:

My Water Pipe:

My Cat

The Dangerous Kitchen (cross-processed and other junk)

March 20, 2007 9:27 PM  
Anonymous John Dohrn said...

I've been making these for as long as I've had my strobes, I was under the impression it was something everybody knew. I find tinfoil has a very slight blue cast, but household diffusion (tissue paper, paper towels, etc) usually add some warmth and help get rid of that blue cast.

March 21, 2007 12:01 AM  
Blogger bmillios said...


Your links don't work!


March 21, 2007 12:02 AM  
Blogger Patrick said...


Thank you very much... they are fixed now. (I was messing around earlier) :P

March 21, 2007 12:28 AM  

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