When you're new to artificial lighting, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to understand how different modifiers and attachments can change how your subject looks. This great video will show you how several common modifiers and attachments make your subject look so you can choose the appropriate equipment for your shoot.
Coming to you from Aputure, this helpful video will show you how different lighting modifiers render your subject. Knowing how different modifiers will look is crucial to making creative choices and showing your subjects in flattering light. In addition to seeing how the different modifiers look, don't forget the most important rule: relatively bigger light is softer and relatively smaller light is harder. You can make the light relatively bigger simply by increasing the size of the modifier or by moving it closer to your subject and vice versa, of course. If you're new to artificial lighting, be sure to work with just a single light at first, as this will allow you to gain an intuitive feel for things like falloff, positioning, and more. And of course, don't be afraid to experiment and enjoy the process! Check out the video above for the full rundown.