Why do speedlights in beauty dishes face forward?

Started Jul 1, 2013 | Discussions thread
Brent Allen Thale
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Re: Why do speedlights in beauty dishes face forward?
In reply to drh681, Jul 2, 2013

@drh681 Yes of course, but not necessarily to the same degree. Go to this page on my site: http://www.wingedmammal.com/daily_emergence/chimera_octa_2/chimera_octa_2.shtml Compare "grid, sock, deflector disc" with "grid, sock, and Nikon diffuser", you'll notice you get more brightness with the Nikon diffuser.

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