Usually it's funny test new ways to obtain some results.
I've two Canon 580EX flashes and I'm already comfortable with coloured filters which fit under the plastic flap. Anyway since I though up a way to make a filter from a commonly used tool, I wish to show you this brain-child.

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I bought these silicone molds for about 1$ each. They're of the right size to fit on a common flash for photography. And furthermore silicone lets light passing through with a nice coloured effect.
<p>I'm a pro photographer <a href="http://www.BenReederPhotography.com" rel="nofollow"> http://www.BenReederPhotography.com</a></p><p>and I'm always looking for cheap hacks like this. Can you share where you go the molds? </p>
<p>Hi Ben, you can find many of these silicone containers in chinese shops which sell gadgets of many types. At least this is true here in Milan, I'm not sure how it is in other Counties...</p>
Tinting dryer sheets different colors would give you numerous options. Dye or food coloring maybe?
Another great Instructable, Andrea! Now on the hunt for these or maybe I'll just make a trip to Milan! Have been twice and LOVE it.
Thanks, Andrea, Hmmm, would you be willing to narrow that target store a bit?
of course: Via Missaglia, Milan, Italy ;-) I'm sorry it's not an online shop.. there are a few similar on a <a href="https://www.google.com/search?q=silicone+mold+pancake&safe=off&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=NHflUZD0H8XrOvD-gDA&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1536&bih=864" rel="nofollow">google search</a>
in where do I find.
Very nice instructable, it would be very useful to have a source for the silicon widgets. Thanks
I bought silicone molds in a cheap shop where you can find everything... from dresses to lamps to kitchen tools etc.
I work on indie videos a lot. we use dryer sheets for light diffusers. the dryer sheets don't burn from the hot lights and they smell good
aren't dryer sheets only white? that's interesting..
Voted! :)
Thanks Linda!

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