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Old Mar 19, 2010, 1:09 PM   #1
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Default FZ35 flash diffuser.....

I've been looking for a flash diffuser for my FZ35, for some time now....
doesn't look like they have one made specifically for FZ35....
Do all the FZ users use a hand-made diffuser?
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Old Mar 19, 2010, 1:18 PM   #2
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since the fz35 does not have a hotshoe, it makes it a little tougher to find something to fit.

this may work though as it just wraps around the label, which the fz35 has a prominent area similar to what they show here

http://www.amazon.com/Opteka-Univers...ref=pd_sim_p_6


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Old Mar 19, 2010, 1:23 PM   #3
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i am not really sure though, the lumiquest one slid into the hotshoe on the back, so it wouldnt work, i am not sure if this one does the same.
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There is no specifically designed flash diffuser for the FZ-35. I have had good luck just using a facial tissue over the built-in flash.

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Old Mar 19, 2010, 1:33 PM   #5
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To get you by while you search, a six pack of Ping Pong balls costs just a few bucks; a razor blade (x-acto blade styles with a handle provide more precision) along with a test ball or two and it's quick work to make a snug-fitting diffuser. I've never seen a comparison to a proper diffuser but there's certainly a difference with and without it.
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Old Mar 19, 2010, 1:36 PM   #6
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yea, the ping pong ball seems to be about the best of the homebrew diffusers i have seen for the fz35
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Thanks Hards80, Sarah, Aaron -

The facial tissue looks like something I can try right away.
But will try the ping pong option for a more permanent solution.

Will update you guys. Thanks for the help again.
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