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02-28-2015, 05:40 PM   #1
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Shapes to strap on Flash ?

Hey People, how is it going?

Recently i come cross to a cool gadget called "Lastolite Strobo Gobo". Basically it allows you to put shapes over your flash light which is cool however it is fairly expensive for my taste.

I think with a laser printer and transparent paper i can do similar stuff and strap it in front of my speelights however i do not own a laser printer. Does any of you know what are those shapes, individually, called? or similar transparent shape stuff that we can use for similar purpose.

I also live in EU so not every US gadget is available. Please name anything that can be used in similar fashion and cheap

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http://lowel.tiffen.com/edu/light_controls/cookaloris.html


http://masteringphoto.com/d-i-y-light-blockers-gobos-barn-doors-snoots-and-grids/
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You can also improvise with materials on hand, like this: Strobist: Fourth and Long? Drop Back and Punt with a Plant. There's another example somewhere where DH stacks a bunch of water glasses to create an interesting background, but I couldn't find that post.
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Thants a brilliant idea! thanks mate.

QuoteOriginally posted by MPrince Quote
You can also improvise with materials on hand, like this: Strobist: Fourth and Long? Drop Back and Punt with a Plant. There's another example somewhere where DH stacks a bunch of water glasses to create an interesting background, but I couldn't find that post.


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Oh, I'm just the messenger, thank David Hobby. He's the brilliant one!
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if you are looking for cutouts to use as a gobo,
why not just cut shapes out of black cardboard?
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QuoteOriginally posted by skunktail Quote
if you are looking for cutouts to use as a gobo,
why not just cut shapes out of black cardboard?
Tried that but somehow failed. will try it again with some next level duck tape skills.
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