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Soft light is the most flattering light on the human face, and mastering the use of diffusing materials will help you create that look. In this module, we’ll show you the primary types of diffusing materials, how to use them, as well as lighting techniques to create the most elegant lighting when lighting people.


  • 24:00 video that teaches you various ways to use diffusion to soften light
  • Complete resource guide


  • How to create a softer wraparound
  • The various types of diffusion
  • How to properly add diffusion to barndoors
  • The attributes of and how to use gridcloth
  • The attributes of and how to use bleached muslin
  • The attributes of and how to use an artificial silk
  • How to reflect light using bounce boards
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