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Impact 27" Beauty Dish Reflector

B&H # IMBD27 Mfr # BD-27
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Price: $179.95
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Product Highlights
  • Soft but Crisp Light Quality
  • Offers Contrast and Texture
  • Natural Catchlights in Eyes
  • Optional Mounts for Most Studio Flash Brands

The beauty dish reflector is a legendary light shaping tool popularized by fashion and portrait photographers. This Impact 27" Beauty Dish Reflector lives up to its potential by offering a bridge between softboxes and umbrellas that yields a soft but crisp light with snappy contrast and a textural quality that flatters makeup on models and accentuates character in portrait subjects. The secret is a built-in deflector that bounces the flash's direct output backwards, filling the shallow dish and casting a wide beam of soft light forward. The Beauty Dish fits most major brands with the separate purchase of an adapter.

The Beauty Dish can also be used in combination with a diffuser sock or honeycomb grid, which allows for further modification of the light output.

Note! Beauty Dishes are not recommended for use with continues tungsten lights over 300 watts.

Features neutral white reflector
Ideal for fashion portrait photography
Combine with optional diffuser sock or honeycomb grid
Material Aluminum
Finish Black exterior, neutral white interior
Mount Most major brands (requires purchase of adapter)
Dimensions Diameter: 27" (68.6 cm)
Depth: 8.75" (22 cm)
Weight 4.8 lb (2.2 kg)
Impact 27" Beauty Dish Reflector
  • 1 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
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    Impact27" Beauty Dish Reflector
     
    4.3

    (based on 3 reviews)

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    4.0

    kind of perfect, for the money

    By kdayton

    from boston, ma

    About Me Pro Photographer

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    Pros

    • Attaches Securely
    • Durable
    • Good Color Value

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Impact 27" Beauty Dish Reflector:

        at a third the cost of a profoto dish, and of very nice build quality, would be hard to justify the profoto unit. high marks.

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        4.0

        Left out

        By Bigdogone

        from Greeley, CO

        Comments about Impact 27" Beauty Dish Reflector:

        I'm sure this will be ok but there wasn't anything in the info telling me I needed an adaptor for my light system (Novatron)...but I did. The extra part is now on order. I also ordered a sock. This is a good idea. If this is your first dish I would order a sock with your initial order.

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        5.0

        Really nice Light!!

        By SNelson

        from East PA, Poconos

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

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        Pros

        • Attaches Securely
        • Good Color Value
        • Great light
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Portraits

          Comments about Impact 27" Beauty Dish Reflector:

          Use for portrait work! Very nice light!!

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