Dental Photography School
Battle of Dental Photo Diffusers
They help to create appealing images of the teeth and gums especially for marketing and social media.
Diffusers are translucent materials that are placed between the light source and the subject to soften and diffuse the light, creating a more even illumination. This can help to reduce glare and reflections on shiny surfaces, such as teeth and gums, and prevent harsh shadows from forming.
Bouncers are reflective materials that bounce light off the ceiling, walls, or other surfaces, providing indirect and softer illumination. This can help to create a more flattering light on the subject, and reduce the appearance of harsh shadows.
Softboxes are specially designed light modifiers that create a soft, diffused light by enclosing the light source in a box-shaped fabric or material. This creates a more even and flattering illumination on the subject, and helps to reduce glare and reflections.
In dental photography, we recommend using these modifiers with caution as additional tools along with ring- or lateral flashes.
Most diffusers, bouncers and softboxes have an impact on the color of your images. You need to Adjust your white balance settings accordingly.
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