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.