Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Shaping the light with a beauty dish, part of Up and Running with Studio Strobes.
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>> Well, now let's go ahead and actually modify what's on…the light, and we're going to switch over to the beauty dish.…>> Yeah, and this is just a large container…that essentially is going to go on the front of the…light and it takes, instead of the light being…focused in a smaller area, it's going to spread it around.…Now, this particular one, it's got a couple of layers.…The light actually bounces, hits the center section and then spreads out.…But it's pretty easy and you can get these for different…brand lights.…It just attaches to the front of the light.…>> Now, that one is a 22 inch beauty dish.…
They come in different sizes, you can get 14 inches, you can get collapsible ones,…and the larger the beauty dish, the more focused as well as softer the light is.…>> Just be careful as I put this on that it doesn't bang the bulb.…There we go.…And before I let go, make sure everything…is tightened down because there's more weight on…the front of this so if this was loose, the light might tip forward a little bit.…
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