Quick Tip: A Plastic Cup Lightsphere

Nov 15, 2011

Udi Tirosh

Udi Tirosh is an entrepreneur, photography inventor, journalist, educator, and writer based in Israel. With over 25 years of experience in the photo-video industry, Udi has built and sold several photography-related brands. Udi has a double degree in mass media communications and computer science.

Quick Tip: A Plastic Cup Lightsphere

Nov 15, 2011

Udi Tirosh

Udi Tirosh is an entrepreneur, photography inventor, journalist, educator, and writer based in Israel. With over 25 years of experience in the photo-video industry, Udi has built and sold several photography-related brands. Udi has a double degree in mass media communications and computer science.

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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.

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Udi Tirosh

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Udi Tirosh is an entrepreneur, photography inventor, journalist, educator, and writer based in Israel. With over 25 years of experience in the photo-video industry, Udi has built and sold several photography-related brands. Udi has a double degree in mass media communications and computer science.

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