Make a DIY Diffuser Using a Paper Towel Roll and Some Aluminum Foil

Flickr user Twin-Reverb made this nifty DIY flash diffuser using a cardboard paper towel tube, a paper towel, and some aluminum foil.

Here’s how it was put together:

…and here’s an example photo showing the light quality it produces:

Not bad for something created in a few minutes for less than a buck. You can find their higher-res photos here, and his original post here.

Image credit: Photographs by Twin-Reverb