The Beauty Dish is a very popular choice for Fashion and beauty photographers, and is also becoming a popular choice for portrait photographers. The beauty dish produces a soft light, with a little more contrast compared to the light from a softbox, which is great for accentuating facial features, and pulling out more details in your image. Beauty Dishes also produce pleasing perfectly round catch lights in the eyes of your subjects.
Beauty dishes produce their unique light qualities by bouncing the light from the back of the deflector dish (located in front of the flash-tube) into a parabolic reflector, which then sends the light forward, producing a contrasty yet soft wrapping light.
This Beauty Dish has a white interior, which produces a warmer, slightly less contrasty look, compared to that of its silver counterpart. Since the interior surface is not as reflective compared to that of a Silver beauty dish, specular highlights are also reduced.
The Beauty Dish comes supplied with a shower-cap styled diffuser, and a removable honeycomb grid, which will reduce the spread of light and give you more control the direction of light.
This beauty Dish is made of sturdy aluminium, but nevertheless very lightweight.
This beauty dish has a user-changeable adapter ring, giving you the ability to attach it to many different studio flash systems such as Elinchrom, Bowens etc. All you need to do is to order an additional adapter ring from us, so you can use this beauty dish with your new brand of flash system.
This Beauty Dish also comes with a drum-styled Carry Case. Made from hard-wearing canvas material, backed by high-quality EVA foam padding which protects the beauty dish form any knocks and bumps during transportation.
The Beauty Dish Case will take the beauty dish itself, along with the adapter ring, and the diffuser cap. It also includes a Divider which provides separation between your beauty dish, and its Honeycomb Grid. The Case comes with a length-adjustable shoulder strap which makes carrying your beauty dish around even easier.
This Beauty Dish and Case Bundle is the ideal solution for the photographer who needs to travel around with their beauty dish for shooting outside of the studio.
|Carry Case Specifications|
|Padding Thickness (Perimeter)||8mm|
|Padding Thickness (Lid)||9mm|
The main differences are the procedure for setting up the beauty dish, the sizes available and honeycomb grid included.
The Collapsible Beauty Dishes is foldable and compact which makes it easy to carry around. Here is a YouTube video which may give you a better ideal on how the collapsible beauty dish works.
To set up the Beauty Dish, you simply have to push down each rod until they lock into place. To fold the Collapsible Beauty down you would again just need to push down on each rod and release the locking mechanism. The grid with this will also have a much larger spread compared to that of the standard version, the small the spread of the honeycomb the more direct the light becomes.
Please kindly find the following review by Ian Pack for the collapsible Beauty dish test shot.
The standard version of the beauty dish will be made of solid metal, which means that minimal setting up is required. This type of beauty dish is great if you are using it in a fixed location or studio, simply attach is to your light and you’re away. The honeycomb grid of this beauty dish gives you more of a directional light as the honeycomb is much smaller than the fabric version.
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