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Most of us use it to create a soft, even and flattering light, but what we often forget is that the softbox is a versatile tool that can also be used to create a harder light with sharper shadows.

The fact that a softbox is easy to use does not mean that you cannot experiment with it. On the contrary, a softbox can be used in a number of creative ways, and this article will show one such example

If you are planning to use a softbox for your next set-up, you should think about more than simply what shape to choose or where to put it. The size is just as important – perhaps even more so.

Product photography is precision work and certain skills are required to create the perfect highlight. This article will shed some light on this subject

Many photographers use umbrellas when they need an even, white background. Now, there is nothing wrong with umbrellas but there are other, perhaps even more convenient solutions.

If you are used to shooting with just one or two lights then using several lights might seem confusing. But it is actually quite easy. It is just a matter of building your set, step by step, softbox by softbox.