Camera- business card: have to try this trick.How to use a business card to bounce light up to create a nice overall illumination, while some of the light penetrates directly through the card, disperses and lights the subject from the front.
22 things you can do today to change your photography forever. Do it. Seriously, do it. It takes just a day, and you will have learned something useful. If you really want to learn to use your camera, do this ASAP.
You really can get soft light, with a little help from The Pop-Up Flash Bounce. ---(I like the comparison pics but the product name makes me think of some sort of stripper move -pop-up-flash-bounce-) is it just me?