I am still going to opt for the orbis even if that means cutting down on beers and restaurants for a while.
Budding portrait photographers take note: Ring flashes are a sometimes necessary, but expensive tool you might need to really make those stages shots pop.
Short on cash but high on DIY skills? Try this project on for size and get back to worrying about the shot, not the lighting.
The rig is certainly a bit convoluted when all is said and done, but all those fiber optic bundles have a certain sci-fi quality that I enjoyed.
By Jack Loftus