Diffuser or Flash

Started 4 months ago | Questions thread
Bob
Bob Veteran Member • Posts: 3,207
Re: It’s junk
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Jcbailey wrote:

Bob wrote:

Jcbailey wrote:

Bob wrote:

Light has three characteristics

  1. power
  2. size
  3. distance

That little plastic diffuser doesn’t change any of those. All it accomplishes is moving $8.00 out of your wallet.

A real flash is not a big deal. Clip it on, set it to TTL and bounce it off the ceiling. Not that hard.

Where can I get this red flash?

People normally use colored gels to modify the light. See this…

https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C9BKJA_enUS659US659&hl=en-US&sxsrf=ALeKk03QdkZAr1qF2jK4Ebg-oE9h4E6QFQ:1629555316705&q=color+gel+flash+photography&spell=1&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjvsKzOpsLyAhVGEFkFHaQaBawQBSgAegQIARAC&biw=1194&bih=703#imgrc=-OqrfNH8KLir0M

Keep in mind, the flash unit doesn’t need to be attached to the top of your camera. It can be triggered remotely.

Example:

https://digital-photography-school.com/colored-gels-creative-off-camera-flash-photography/

I want the hot shoe flash so I can get used to it. Plus it looks cool

Yes - definitely!

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