Get ready to take photos like a professional!
I love taking photos. My Canon PowerShot is always in my purse ready to take a quick snap of the kids playing or cadids of my friends hanging out. I’ve always wanted a bigger, better camera like the one my uncle owns. My uncle is a photographer (hobby, not professional). He has always had the best camera… and brings it to every occasion (he was my photographer at my wedding). This Thanksgiving was no different. Here I was stuck with my adorable Canon (which I love), and he had his massively cool camera (can’t remember which brand…but I am jealous anyway). However, this year I was really excited to show him my new little tool I received to review –> The Lightscoop Jr. & Lightscoop Deluxe.
The Lightscoop is an accessory that fits over the flash of your digital and compact camera. It allows the light to “bounce” from the flash up to the ceiling or to a wall. Now, why in the world would you need a product that did that? This brilliant little accessory will eliminate harsh shadows, red eye and that over exposed look that direct light from a flash creates.
My uncle was impressed with the design of the Lightscoop and ease of use. He showed me the attachment built into his own camera that does the same thing. Okay…again, JEALOUS. But let’s face facts, I can’t afford the type of camera that he owns…and I have two perfectly good cameras already…all I needed was something to help make them BETTER.
When I first tried out the Lightscoop Jr., admittedly I placed the attachment on wrong and it didn’t take very good photos. After emailing the company, they graciously walked me through “how to” correctly attach the Lightscoop and what settings to have my camera on to take the best photos… and now it works PERFECTLY!
Thanks to Lightscoop, I will be able to take quality photos of my family.
With Lightscoop, my photos are clearer, less shadows, and NO red-eyes! I can’t wait to snap a few more photos!
Tips for the Lightscoop Jr.:
- The ISO should be on 800 (not 400)
- The flash compensation should be on +1 (not 0.0)
- The program should be on Manual (Not portrait)
- The lens should be on 5 mm (wide angle) not 11mm (Zoom/telephoto)
- The aperture should be on f/3.1 (or f/2.8 if available)
The Lightscoop makes a great gift for the photographer in your family!
The Lightscoop Deluxe sells for $36.95 and the Lightscoop Jr. sells for $18.95. Both are available on online and through several major retailers.
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Disclosure: I received product in exchange for my review. All opinions expressed are my own. No other compensation was received.