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Gary Fong Lightsphere Collapsible Inverted Dome Diffuser

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Gary Fong Lightsphere Collapsible Inverted Dome Diffuser
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Gary Fong LSC-01 Overview

Gary Fong is a lifelong photographer with a knack for innovative solutions for the normally harsh effects associated with standard on-camera lighting sources.  As always, one of Gary's intentions is to eliminate the need for a camera bracket.

The Gary Fong Lightsphere Collapsible Inverted Dome Diffuser is a round, soft, and flexible flash diffuser that slips atop any standard shoe mount flash unit and also folds away for easy travel.

The inside of the Lightsphere's textured to pleasantly soften and disperse the light, and because the collapsible Lightsphere's quite translucent it helps conserve the total quantity of light.

The Lightsphere Collapsible folds down to about 1/3rd of its original height when collapsed, and has a practical grip system which allows it to securely attach to any modern shoe-mounted flash.

Fits nearly all shoe-mounted flash units
Incredibly-strong universal grip system
Large, round-shaped diffuser minimizes need for flash brackets
Easily fits into a camera bag, folding down to only 1/3rd of its original height
Optional gel system matches outgoing light to ambient room light, or enhances black and white image contrast

Gary Fong LSC-01 Specs

Packaging Info
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.2 x 3.6 x 5"

Gary Fong LSC-01 Reviews

Impressive Aid for Flash Photography

By Anthony
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2013-12-03

I use the Gary Fong Lightsphere for wedding, portrait, and general photography. This is a great product to play with and use for creating your shots with flash especially in tight areas.

Still can't be beat!

By photocentric
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2013-10-21

There are a lot of flash diffusers on the market but the Fong Lightsphere is stll hard to beat. It's kinda a one trick pony but it does the trick very well!

Must Have

By Anonymous
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2013-10-18

I'm a part-time professional. I recently tried Gary Fong's Lightsphere Collapsible on a pre-school field trip and the portraits of the kids came out wonderful. I took both full sun and partial shade. It softens the flash enough to give a pleasing image. It is a recommended accessory. Not recommended for sports photography.


By Caley
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2013-10-17

The difference between having the diffuser and not is amazing. The light is great as well as the material. I did notice however that when fully assembled and placed on a tilting/bounce flash, that the weight of the lightsphere makes it really hard to keep your flash say at 45 degrees. Overall though great product!!!!

Good to have around

By Anonymous
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2013-11-12

Fast and easy to use. Helped light greater range of space at a very dark event.

Good Product

By J Camera
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2013-10-25

Very useful

Works Well - a little large for transpor

Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2013-10-22

The lightsphere works well in function, but its not without its cons. It is a little bigger than I thought it was going to be. I primarily shoot my little kids, so they're constantly moving. The lightsphere does a good job of giving a nice soft and balanced light. However, in the environments I travel to, it generally isn't practical to take it off and on in rapid fashion, so I tend to go with the diffuser cover that came with my SB-700 for those scenarios. The dome feature take a little to set it in the rubber shell. Even once its in, it doesn't appear to be a real tight fit, as I've had it fall out on me a couple of times when switching from portrait to landscape modes.

Great Diffuser

By Dan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2013-10-21

I now get a much improved light, it is the best I have ever used and I use it every day!

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