Life with Leo

January 8, 2008

An Inexpensive Way to Improve Flash Photos

If you’ve got a digital SLR (Canon, Nikon or Pentax at the moment), Prof. Ken Kobré has developed a cool gadget (Professor Kobré’s Light Scoop, web site here) which vastly improves the on-camera flash by bouncing the light off of the ceiling. Here are a couple of recent examples.

This review is why I bought it and it costs only $30. When you need an indoor flash and don’t want to buy or haul around a big external flash, it does the trick.

And when I reported a strange result, I got a call from Kobré himself (he’s a journalism professor at SF State) to talk about my camera and how to fix it. Great customer service!

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Mary & Brian Murphy visiting from Schull

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2 Comments »

  1. Oooh Kristen looks great. I will have to get one too! Thanks for the family photo.
    Did any of the roller coaster come out?

    Comment by Auntie S — January 9, 2008 @ 3:30 pm

  2. OK, now I can see how it makes a difference! These are gorgeous!

    Comment by sophie — January 10, 2008 @ 2:18 pm


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