Softboxes..is a top brand worth it ?

Started Apr 11, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Softboxes..is a top brand worth it ?
In reply to Ted Wilson, May 8, 2012

Ted Wilson wrote:

If you are shooting knives, I'd recommend diffusion panels instead of softboxes. I usually use a 42"x42" or 42"x78" panel with some white or black cards to take knife photos. It gives me a lot more control over highlights than softboxes do.

Here's some of my knife pics.

http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/album.php?albumid=60

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Ted W.

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Waht sort of panel material are you using Ted ?

Those are very large dimensions.especially the 42 x 78.......could you explain why so big and the advantages ?

thanks barry

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