10 Different Ways to Use the Same Softbox


If you’re of the philosophy of using one monolight or flash to illuminate your photos, then you’ll be delighted to know that a single light source can be used in many, many different ways. Softboxes are some of the most versatile and popular light modifier because of the way that they enlarge a light source, don’t waste its power, and essentially create a giant panel of light on a subject.

You can choose to DIY your own, but many more conventional softboxes are much better in so many ways.

The folks over at Sekonic recently released a video with photographer Tony Corbell about how to use a single softbox in 10 different ways. By doing this, he also explains how you can get the most bang for your buck from a single light source, and therefore save more money.

The video on 10 Different Ways to Use the Same Softbox is after the jump.

PS: looking for a cheap one to start out with? Check out our review of the Impact Quikbox.

Chris Gampat

Chris Gampat is the Editor in Chief, Founder, and Publisher of the Phoblographer. He also likes pizza.