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I might actually use the little flash after this mod-

Discussion in 'Accessories' started by madmaxmedia, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. madmaxmedia

    madmaxmedia TalkEmount Regular

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    Sep 30, 2011
    Los Angeles
    With a business card and some tin foil you can turn this:

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    ...into this:

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    I might actually use the little flash after this mod. Info and credit goes to the original poster in this DPReview thread:
    Bounce flash mod for NEX5-N kit flash [Page 1]: Sony NEX Talk Forum: Digital Photography Review
     
  2. JimR

    JimR TalkEmount Regular

    126
    Mar 28, 2012
    Houston, TX
    Jim
    Interesting. I haven't even put the flash on my C3 yet. Just figured it's not worth the effort.
     
  3. dbmiller

    dbmiller TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Mar 2, 2012
    New England
    My first attempt at this

    I had seen that too. My first attempt at it came out like this...

    DIY Sony NEX 5n Flash Bounce Reflector - a set on Flickr

    I'm still working on a V2 - Haven't had any spare time. But it needs to be taller since I was getting blow-back in my face when I hold the camera low. I also bought some foil tape, which was easier to work with than lining it with aluminum foil, albeit more expensive. I did work out a way to make it collapsible - Doubled the bottom, folded it back under itself, glued the front and rear edges leaving a gap to put the tabs in.
     
  4. JJJPhoto

    JJJPhoto TalkEmount Regular

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    Aug 8, 2011
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