Softboxes – what they do and how to use them

Did you know that both large and small softboxes cover the same area of illumination with about the same light fall-off?  Do you know when to use a large softbox or a small softbox?  Here are two videos by Jay P. Morgan, describing what different softboxes do, and with that knowledge, examples on how you can use them.

Prior to watching this video, I didn’t realize that both large and small softboxes created illumination over the same area with about the same light fall-off.  The difference is the quality of the illumination or light over the area.


This video demonstrates when to use different size softboxes to get different patterns or quality of light in your images.

You can see more tips and videos by Jay P. Morgan on his web site, The Slanted Lens, and his youtube channel.