Photography: Helmet-umbrella bounce-flash

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Say you come up with a truly insane photo lighting concept -- mount a small photographic umbrella to a hard-hat helmet along with a portable flash unit and presto! You have instant portable bounced flash:

Is it nutty enough to be patentable? Unfortunately, there's prior art --- from 1932! See:


This is a great little nugget of history. There's a nice little bit in the June Issue of PDN on hand-held umbrella construction also.

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