How To Make A Speedlight Diffuser

by | Jan 13, 2022 | Physics, Science

Introduction

Speedlight Diffuser is one of the essential things which is required in photography. But we also agree that it is very costly. So, in this tutorial, we will help you to make it. In this article, we will help you understand how to make a nice cost-efficient Speedlight Diffuser.

Supplies

In the next section of this article, firstly, let us list down the supplies which are used to make Speedlight Diffusers.

Materials

  • Cardboard or plastic board
  • Tinfoil
  • Some type of glue
  • Packing foam

Tools

  • Cardboard or plastic board

Steps To Make Speedlight Diffuser

Step 1: The first step is to take a board and place it on a flat surface.

Placing Cardboard on a Flat Surface

Placing Cardboard on a Flat Surface

Step 2: The second step is to stick tin foil on it.

Sticking Tinfoil on the board

Sticking Tinfoil on the board

Step 3: The next step is to measure and draw the layout of the top section for the camera.

Drawing the Layout

Drawing the Layout

Step 4: Now, slowly start cutting the cardboard from the top section.

Cutting the top section

Cutting the top section

Step 5: Simultaneously, to cut the side piece, make a triangle shape with corresponding lengths.

Cutting the side section

Cutting the side section

Step 6: Attach the Packing foam, which will act as a diffuser, and use the electrical tape to attach the pieces.

Attaching Packing Foam and Pieces

Attaching Packing Foam and Pieces

Step 7: The next step is to apply the tape to the diffusing material.

Applying the Tape

Applying the Tape

Step 8: The last step is to assemble the Speedlight Diffuser and fit it appropriately on the Camera.

Assembling the Speedlight Diffuser on Camera

Assembling the Speedlight Diffuser on Camera

Recommendation

  • Use the shiny side of the tinfoil for maximum Power.

Things To Remember

  • Make sure you place all the apparatus appropriately and stick them tightly by using tape.
  • Make sure the Speedlight Diffuser is appropriately placed on the camera.

 

 

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