who has expierience with flash diffusers ?

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  1. KR.

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    never used one, but i would think anything would be an improvement
     
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    Yeah diffusers or softboxes are worth it. Softens that light up from the harsh direct built-in flash. :)
     
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    its probably worth the $3.60 to find out :lol:
     
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    Essentially the bigger the light source the softer the light - so using things like softboxes/umbrellas and bouncing off the ceiling make the light source larger and so give a softer light. This is why the popup flash gives much harsher light, its a tiny light source.

    The item you list above is doing a similar thing, making the souce of light onto the subject larger and thus it will give you some diffusion yes. I would say at its cost its worth getting and using since it willl take the edge off the harsher popup flash light.
     
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