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The Enthusiast's Guide to DIY Photography by Mike Hagen

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15. SPEEDLIGHT: BOUNCE PANEL

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SOMETIMES WHEN YOU are shooting an event by yourself, you need another set of hands to help you out. This DIY project shows you how to create an off-camera reflector board that mounts to your camera for easy portability.

The idea is to create the look of an off-camera flash without the bulk of a separate light stand. Usually, lighting looks better when it is located off-camera, and this project moves the flash just enough off-axis to give a compelling look to your images.

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Parts List (Figure 15.1)

  • Scissors
  • White panel ...

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