DIY Photo Snoot

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DIY Photo Snoot


From the MAKE Flickr pool:
Member Chris Metcalf constructed this flash snoot from corrugated cardboard and gaffer tape.
Although it may sound like the name of a Dr. Suess character, a snoot is a sort of choke used in photography to limit the spread of light from a flash. Snoot’s can create an eerie vignetting effect or dramatic highlight – and can be constructed from recycled household items.

DIY Snoot on Flickr –Link

How to make your own snoot:

Make a DIY flash snoot on DSLRBlog –Link

Black straws snoot grid on LightingMods –Link

DIY ring flash
DIY ring flash –Link

2 thoughts on “DIY Photo Snoot

  1. Orin says:

    A friend of mine created a tutorial on Instructables for making black straw grid snoots for the Vivitar 285HV strobes, a budget friendly strobe popularized by

    It’s painstakingly photo-documented and includes measurements to take any of the guesswork out of making a grid snoot.

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