Gary Fong Puffer Flash Diffuser for Micro 4/3 Cameras

Gary Fong Puffer Flash Diffuser for Micro 4/3 Cameras

Gary Fong Puffer Flash Diffuser for Micro 4/3 Cameras

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Product Highlights

  • Creates Soft, Even, Diffused Light
  • For Micro Four Thirds Cameras
  • Stores Flat
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Need to create beautiful, soft and even light from your Micro Four Thirds camera's flash? Well, look no further than Gary Fong, the well-known lighting guru of the photo world. With the Puffer Flash Diffuser for Micro 4/3 Cameras any shot will be a beautiful shot, with diffused lighting. The Puffer fits into your camera's hot-shoe, covering the flash. When it's not being used, it collapses and stores flat.

Designed for the growing segment of popular micro four-thirds cameras, including the Olympus PEN Series and the Lumix GF Series
Affixes directly to the camera's hot-shoe to minimize shadows and help create beautiful, soft diffused lighting for portraits and grab-shots
The compact size makes it ideal for photographers on the go. When not in use, the sturdy, travel-friendly Puffer stores flat and stows easily in a camera bag or even a photographer's pocket
UPC: 891257001472
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Gary Fong Puffer Flash Diffuser for Micro 4/3 Cameras
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Modifier Type Shoot-Through Panel
    Attachment Method Not Specified by Manufacturer
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    Package Weight 0.15 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.6 x 6.0 x 1.1"
    Puffer Flash Diffuser for Micro 4/3 Cameras is rated 2.3 out of 5 by 4.
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Strongly DO NOT recommend this... Under dark conditions, the light will spill from the puffer into the lens! This causes a very strong lens flare that washes out most of the image. The puffer extends out beyond the length of the lens, allowing light to bounce back in, ruining the shot. This probably only happens with the pancake lenses (on the GF1). The zoom lens should extend out further, reducing the chance of this happening. The product also doesn't fold up very well. It's very bulky, and you can get similar results from folding up a piece of diffusion gel and velcro-ing it to your camera. Overall, it is a pointless waste of money. Do not purchase it. PS: I got similar results from holding up a crumpled, translucent grocery bag in front of the flash. The light was diffused enough, but without the spill.
    Date published: 2011-07-06
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Yeah it works, but......... It does what it's supposed to. Used on Olympus epl2 with 17mm pancake lens. Without the generic hood, the image is washed out a bit. Flexible plastic, as my other puffer is. Gotta take time with it. Of course, since it mounts on the hot shoe, you can't use the viewfinder. Other than that, I'm pleased with it.
    Date published: 2012-05-02
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not suited for Olympus OMD EM10 Do not be misled by the caption. The diffuser may be made specifically for micro four thirds cameras but Olympus is not one of them. When I attached the unit to my camera the flash would not pop up and when I checked the diffuser was obstructing it. What made this especially annoying is the fact that it was only available as a special order and I had to wait two weeks for it. I have other Fong diffusers for my Canon cameras that work just fine. This one, sadly, is a clinker.
    Date published: 2015-07-09
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Does what it says it will do Diffuses the harsh pop-up flash on my Panasonic Lumix GX-1 when I need fill flash or to take certain indoor pics. Fits right in my camera bag and slides easily in seconds into the hot shoe. Lightweight, plastic seems sturdy, we'll see how long it lasts. So far so good.
    Date published: 2013-02-25
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