Softening the Nikon SB-800 Flash?

11 years 9 months ago #18 by Joe Photo Daddy
First question here! I'm having some difficulties with softening the light from my SB-800. I have tried bounce cards, bouncing off the ceiling and it still looks harsh. What am I doing wrong here? Is a soft box needed to get that soft look? I see photos from other photographers that look great when they use a flash.

Now how about a diffuser? Will that be a better choice?

Joe


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11 years 9 months ago #102 by Lucky One
Soft box or diffuser on the flash it self should do the trick.


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11 years 9 months ago #674 by ShutterGuy

Lucky One wrote: Soft box or diffuser on the flash it self should do the trick.


You can also bounce it off a ceiling or wall to soften things up a little.


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