There are so many different light modifiers. You are probably in the process of buying one or hiring a photo studio which has different light modifiers. But, you are not sure which modifiers suits your need. In this article, we will go through all the light modifiers available in most studios. We will compare - 7ft deep umbrella silver xl with diffuser, softbox with and without grid, octabox with and without grid, beauty dish with and without grid. We will show you side by side, light modifier with raw image.

Hopefully, by the end, you will have a greater understanding of how different light modifiers can create different look and effect. This can then help you make better choice for your shoot.

Which light modifiers did we use?


Umbrella Deep Silver XL

7ft. Deep Silver Umbrella XL with diffuser


Beauty Dish

70cm large Beauty Dish with and without grid



120cm Octabox with and without grid



85x85cm Softbox with and without grid

Camera setting and technical aspects


Camera Setting

  • Camera: Canon 5D Mark IV
  • Lens: 50mm f1.4
  • Shutter Speed: 1/80
  • Aperture: f8.0
  • ISO: 200
  • Camera Mode: Manual
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    Light Setting

  • Camera: Light: 600Ws
  • Density: 400Ws (4.0)
  • Distance: 3 meters away from model
  • Direction: 45° angle from model
  • Light Stand Height: 7ft
  • Result


    7ft. Umbrella Deep Silver XL


    Beauty Dish without Grid


    Beauty Dish with Grid


    Octabox without Grid


    Octabox with Grid


    Softbox without Grid


    Octabox with Grid

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