How To Make A Speedlight Soft Box

by | Jan 13, 2022 | Paper Craft, DIY

Introduction

Flashlights help us when it comes to photography. But, as we know, one of the biggest issues with the flash is that it produces a harsh and high contrast light. As a result, it results in strong shadows and will affect the photography. So, to resolve these kinds of issues, we will learn how to make a Speedlight Soft Box.

Supplies

Let’s take a notepad and start writing down the list of supplies that are required for making a Speedlight SoftBox. They are as follows:

Materials

  • Soft Box
  • Glue
  • Tinfoil
  • Marker

Tools

  • Measuring Scale
  • Tape
  • Scissors

Steps To Make A Speedlight Soft Box

Step 1: Firstly, take cardboard and measure it according to the flashgun head and mark its position.

Measuring the Cardboard

Measuring the Cardboard

Step 2: Once the designing process is completed, take the scissor and cut the excess cardboard. Trim the flaps at the opposite side of the box, and thus it will be an opening for the material. Make a triangular shape with a rectangular opening to place the flashgun.

Cutting the Cardboard

Cutting the Cardboard

Step 3: Cut the tinfoil to match the interior shape and stick it with glue.

Attaching the Tinfoil

Attaching the Tinfoil

Step 4: In the next step, use the gaffer tape and tape the box. Make sure you tape the opening from inside and outside. Cut a piece of paper similar to the opening of the box and then tape it.

Applying Gaffer Tape

Applying Gaffer Tape

Step 5: The last step is to place the seed light SoftBox on the camera and start clicking the photos.

Speedlight Softbox on the Camera

Speedlight Softbox on the Camera

Things To Remember

  • Measure the flashgun by keeping the flashgun in the center of the box.
  • Make sure the sides should fit together.
  • Make sure you fix the Soft Box appropriately on the camera.

 

 

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