It seems that this is one of those years that I'm going to fulfill some of my own wishes. :) First personal purchase off the wishlist was the Spirit pop-up flash diffuser. Works well within its limits I'd say. But for more creative lighting, and portable light bending, I had to go and get the Spectralight flash diffuser.
This was on the top of my wishlist. Primarily because it offers me a new way to use my hotshoe flash, within a respectable I-wouldn't-feel-guilty-for-purchasing-it-myself budget. :) tonight was the first night of use at a friend's birthday celebration. Supposedly, according to the site, this will allow the user a more versatile lighting experience, great for covering events and what not. :) Expect to see more of it in the coming flash-friendly events.
Pictures to be posted soon... :)
And here they are...
Pictures in use will be via my facebook. Check those out if you care to. :)