There can be many reasons why you don’t have a softbox, but there can also be many situations when you could really use one. I know I’ve had them. If you can relate, this awesome tutorial from SLR Lounge’s Pye Jirsa is just what you need. In this video, he shows you how to turn your on-camera flash into an off-camera softbox and get the flattering, soft light. You will need around $30 worth of gear for this, but you know what’s great? You probably already have it at home.
The first iPhone certified external flash will come from a power bank maker
Last week we shared that Apple is opening up their specs for using an external flash with iPhone 11. That means that you will be able to use an external flash with the iPhone native camera app. (This is different from, say, Lume Cube’s dedicated app, or Goodx A1).
Now, Power Bank maker, Anker, is the first to make a dedicated flash built on the lighting connector. Here is we know:
Use biscuit box to create lighting effects for your flash
You know what they say: one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Christian Tudor from Academy of Photography has created a cool little gadget from what you would normally throw into trash. In this video tutorial, he shows you how to turn a simple biscuit box into an accessory for a creative lighting effect.
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