October 12, 2013 at 03:23 #42237
I decided to make some kind of stripbox for Canon’s speedlight since I don’t have any studio strobe.
So here it is. It has straightforward construction. I took only few photos, but you can see that the shape of this DIY stripbox looks nice. Also it creates slim smooth rimlight on the side if you shoot some kind of dark bottles and glass.
Old box from TV was used as frame. I used Savage translum plastic as diffusion panel. I put tracing paper on inner sides of stripbox.
October 12, 2013 at 23:31 #42243
charles sweigart said
Very innovative project and good design. How did you attach to strobe?
Thanks charles! I just covered mount of stripbox by tape and that’s it. Mount has same size as head of strobe. Maybe eventually it will be wide, but I’m not going to use it in long period.
October 14, 2013 at 00:06 #42254
December 17, 2013 at 02:30 #43798
Awesome diy skills – i got to try this out for my speedlights before i invest in some rather expensive lasotolite fold away versions.
Thanks! But be careful with thickness of cardboard. It suppose to be thin. otherwise speedlight’s head may damaged by heavy pieces of cardboards.
July 10, 2014 at 22:35 #61967Ron AtchleyParticipant
I think this is really great. But color will be an issue from the warm tone of the cardboard box.
I think you could use white foam core instead of cardboard. Or use black foamcore on the outside and white on the inside.
I think I will give this a try myself.
Thanks for the post.
Ron Atchley Photography
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May 30, 2015 at 21:16 #146263Curro NarváezParticipant
Thank you so much for share. I´ll try to build it.
July 20, 2015 at 14:06 #154080Santosh KulkarniParticipant
Thanks very much for sharing it. I don’t have stripe box and I do have speedlight. I will try to share to prepare a stripe box using your idea and post my result on Photigy forum.
Thanks very much.
July 12, 2018 at 22:22 #465240DSPParticipant
That’s really great! Thanks for sharing with all of us! :)
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