Quick Tip: A Plastic Cup Lightsphere

We’ve had our share of Lightsphere and Omnibounce DIYs, ranging from wax paper and  yogurt cups through bubble wrap and barf bags.

I think this one by Flickr user Manu_MK is one of the simpler ideas. A plastic cap with two gaffer flaps gaffed to the strobe.

Plastic Cup Lightsphere

Plastic Cup Lightsphere

And with a Lightsphere to Tupperware comparison by Jim Harmer showing that they all provide similar light quality, is there a reason to using anything more costly.