Thank you, NancyP. This is very helpful. I'll experiment with some of these, I like the idea of using polystyrene sheets. This thread is great.NancyP said:HHKD, welcome to the world of DIY flash modifications for macro.
Here's a primer on flash in macro, from a very talented photographer, Kurt, who posts a ton at dpreview macro thread: http://orionmystery.blogspot.com/ look at the right side for links to his how-to flash posts
Good news! The modifications can include cheap/free household items. Even a translucent plastic cup cut to cover the field of interest being illuminated can be a big improvement.