DIY Ring Flash from Optical Fiber

Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.

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By Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.

87 Articles

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DIY Ring Flash
Ring flashes are often used for macro and glamour portrait photography, but that kind of professional equipment can be quite expensive. Wolf made his own using a bundle of fiber optic strands originating at his camera’s flash and terminating at an acrylic ring he cut himself. The benefit of this method is that all of his camera’s automatic flash functions still work perfectly. Nice work! [via Hack a Day]

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