Finesse your Flash with a 60-second Snoot
Slipping over the business-end of a flash, snoots are shaped like the cones worn around the necks of Elizabethan royalty… or recently neutered terriers.
While a naked strobe disperses light far and wide, a besnooted one will narrow your beam to a dainty spot — perfect when you need a spotlight effect.
It takes less than a minute to fashion your snoot: curl up some cardboard or grab a paper towel tube — and ka-flash, you’re done! Really!
Queen Elizabeth would be utterly bemused.
(String tripod, cereal box softbox, tin can ringlight, etc.) Photo credit: mycael
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