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Homemade Soft Box

I made a softbox the other night out of a cardboard box, some tissue paper, and some scotch tape. Its probably (definitely) not as sturdy as the ones that the pros use but its definitely just a fraction of the cost. I don't think that you will need many instructions if you look at the photos. The only tool I needed was my box cutter to cut a hole for my flash. Another necessity is a way to take the flash off-camera. I have a set of Cactus V4 triggers from that definitely do the trick. That whole setup cost about $40.00. The softbox was virtually free.

Cardboard Box - Free
Tissue Paper - About $2.00 from Wal Mart near the gift bags
Scotch Tape - I only needed a small amount

Here are some photos showing the softbox and one showing a resulting photo taken with the softbox