DIY Cigarette Camera Flash Diffuser

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Has your expensive smoking habit prevented you from picking up a real DSLR flash? Well continue to tar up those lungs because that problem has been solved. Conveniently, an empty pack of cigarettes provides the perfect flash diffuser for the integrated flash lens of Canon DSLRs. Diffusing a flash prevents really washed-out images and make the lighting appear more natural. Hit the jump to see a before and after.

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DISCUSSION

Because turning off the flash and changing the aperture / shutter speed is just too much work?

(I know, I know — but, it will likely yield far better results than a pack of smokes over your flash.)