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As a devout reader of David Hobby's wonderful blog "Strobist" I have a great debt to pay to the online photo community for teaching me much of what I ...
So your umbrella needs to have 8 "legs", and you need to carefully cut the threads on EVERY OTHER leg, that hold it to the fabric. The goal is to the...
Just use a couple inches of gaffers tape for this. Now you should have an umbrella with four doubled legs
The reason for this step is that you need to shorten the internal bracing, in order to re-use the original locking mechanism that holds the umbrella o...
Re-thread the center supports with wire, twist with pliers to finish.
Now re-attach the string/threads that hold the softbox in a square shape and the proper dimensions. Here I would encourage you to tie it slightly und...
Now the center shaft needs to be carefully cut down, so as not to protrude through the center of the face of the softbox. My center shaft was alumini...
Use a strip of the leftover exterior fabric to splice the ends of the access flaps together. Make sure you make that edge dimension 28" overall when ...
I bought some fabric at Joann for $2.99/yd and cut a 29"x29" square out of it. Use pins or staples to attach it to the edge of the softbox temporaril...
This finished softbox works best with the speedlight pointed into the back of it (produces most even illumination). If you stop down to a really low ...
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