Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Modeling the light with grids and honeycombs, part of Up and Running with Studio Strobes.
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>> Now, a grid is something that usually doesn't come with a light kit.…But it's probably one of the best bang for…the buck investments that you can put into your kit.…Rich, could you go ahead and show us the grid?…>> Essentially what we have here, it's like a honeycomb, and…you can see that the light sort of passes through it.…And they're rated with different degrees or angles, and…the smaller the number, the more focused the light is.…But, basically, it's about that thick and…it's designed to get put into the front here.…Now there's usually a little bit of a pin here that'll hold it…into place, and you've got a tag that you pull it out with.…
What you want to make sure is, is load it in the right way.…If you put it in backwards, it's kind of hard to take back out.…But it just snaps right in.…There we go.…>> So, Rich, why don't we go ahead and take one without the grid.…>> Sure.…>> And see what the shot looks like, and then…we'll have you pop it in and look at the difference.…Three, two, one.…So we have a nice shot of Valerie.…
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- Testing your strobes
- Modifying strobe lights