Definition of soft box in English:

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soft box

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noun

Photography
A frame with a cloth covering used to diffuse the light from a flash or floodlight.
Example sentences
  • The problem with this technique is that you need an assistant to hold and position the soft box, and soft boxes are very expensive.
  • Last Thursday, Eamonn McCarthy introduced members to taking formal portraits using studio flash, soft boxes, etc with particular emphasis on posing the subject.
  • A soft box (a large box made of opaque material which completely ensheathes the light source, producing a diffuse gentle light) was positioned to the subject's right.

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