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Impact 16" Beauty Dish Kit for Speedlights and VC/VS-VSD Monolights

BH #IMBD16BDK • MFR #BD-16KII
Impact
Impact 16" Beauty Dish Kit for Speedlights and VC/VS-VSD Monolights
Key Features
  • Reflector Adapter for Speedlights
  • Speed Ring for Impact
  • S-Type Speed Ring also Fits Other Brands
  • White Interior Beauty Dish
This 16" Beauty Dish Kit for Speedlights and VC/VS-VSD Monolights was put together by B&H to allow photographers to use this unique light shaper with a shoe mount speedlight or an Impact flash head. The Impact 16" Beauty Dish offers 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 portraiture 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.
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Impact Beauty Dish Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Impact 16" Beauty Dish Reflector
  • 3Impact Beauty Dish Adapter for Impact Monolights, Bowens, Travelite, Cowboy, Interfit Stellar, JTL, Photoflex, Rime Lite, Westcott Flash Heads
  • 4Raya Reflector Adapter for Speedlight

This 16" Beauty Dish Kit for Speedlights and VC/VS-VSD Monolights was put together by B&H to allow photographers to use this unique light shaper with a shoe mount speedlight or an Impact flash head. The Impact 16" Beauty Dish offers 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 portraiture 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 aluminum alloy Impact Adapter for the Beauty Dish mounts quickly and securely onto Impact VC/VS-VSD monolights, allowing you to use the kit's 16" reflector, as well as optional 20", 22", and 27" Impact Beauty Dishes. With its Bowens S-type design, the adapter also fits Calumet Travelite, Bowens, Cowboy, Interfit Stellar, JTL, Photoflex, Rime Lite, and Westcott Photo Basics flash heads.

As digital cameras perform increasingly better at higher ISOs, the speedlight is increasingly found on a light stand to achieve a studio look. This Raya Reflector Adapter for Speedlights featuring a sliding shoe mount and 5.1" riser. The adapter allows you to use a wide range of flashes including bare-bulb units with a wireless trigger attached. It also utilizes the versatile Bowens S-type accessory mount to enable the attachment of light modifiers like the kit's beauty dish.

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

Impact 16" Beauty Dish Reflector

The beauty dish reflector is a legendary light shaping tool popularized by fashion and portrait photographers. This Impact 16" 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
UPC: 847628551541

Impact Beauty Dish Adapter for Impact Monolights, Bowens, Travelite, Cowboy, Interfit Stellar, JTL, Photoflex, Rime Lite, Westcott Flash Heads

This Impact Beauty Dish Adapter for Impact Monolights, Bowens, Travelite, Cowboy, Interfit Stellar, JTL, Photoflex, Rime Lite, Westcott Flash Heads features durable aluminum alloy construction and mounts quickly onto the flash head, allowing you to use 16", 20", 22", and 27" Impact Beauty Dishes on your studio flash. It is compatible with Bowens, Calumet Travelite, Cowboy, Impact VC-VS-VSD Monolights, Interfit Stellar, JTL, Photoflex, Rime Lite and Westcott Photo Basics flash heads.

UPC: 847628551848

Raya Reflector Adapter for Speedlight

Mount softboxes, snoots, beauty dishes and more to your shoe-mounted flash unit with the Reflector Adapter for Speedlight from Raya. Featuring a sliding shoe mount and 5.1" riser, the adapter allows you to use a wide range of flashes, including bare-bulb units and speedlights with a wireless trigger attached. It also utilizes the versatile Bowens S-type accessory mount to enable the attachment of light modifiers.

The adapter will hold the flash and accessory easily while mounted to either a 1/4"-20 or 5/8" mount thanks to the reversible adapter. Also, it has a geared locking joint that allows for tilt adjustments. The entire adapter is constructed from durable aluminum and it comes with a carrying case for convenience.

UPC: 847628579989

Impact 16" Beauty Dish Reflector Specs

Item Type16" Beauty Dish
Interior ColorWhite
Light CompatibilityRequires Bracket/Speed Ring (Not Included)
Accepts GridsYes (Not Included)
Maximum Wattage300 W (Hot Lights)
Light Loss/GainNone
MaterialsAluminum
Dimensionsø: 16 x H: 4.5" / ø: 40.6 x H: 11.5 cm
Weight1.85 lb / 840 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight3.3 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)17.1 x 16.8 x 6.6"

Impact Beauty Dish Adapter for Impact Monolights, Bowens, Travelite, Cowboy, Interfit Stellar, JTL, Photoflex, Rime Lite, Westcott Flash Heads Specs

ConstructionAluminum Alloy
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.41 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.25 x 6.25 x 2.25"

Raya Reflector Adapter for Speedlight Specs

ConstructionAluminum alloy
CompatibilityShoe-mounted flashes and wireless triggers up to 5.1" (13 cm) tall
Accessory MountingBowens S-type
Mount1/4"-20 female or 5/8" female, reversible
Dimensions10 x 3 x 8" (25.4 x 7.6 x 20.3 cm)
Weight3 lb (1.4 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.2 x 5.9 x 2.8"

Impact Beauty Dish Reviews

Way better equipment than I expected!!!

By Patti
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-20

Wow! This beauty dish is made super well, the sock is sewn beautifully, and the grid is a perfect fit to the dish. I'm absolutely impressed and happy that I bought this kit. $99 is a price that made me have my doubts, but I'm SO glad I bought it! You can't go wrong with this, it's a thing of beauty!

Good product.

By Rohan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-03-31

If you have an option to get Manny Ortiz beauty dish (if it's on sale) then definitely go for that. If not, this set up is still a good option.

IMPACT Beauty Dish

By Alan Frederick
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-03-21

Very well made, quality is good.

Produces good light and very sturdy

By Alex
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-01-13

Simple kit, mounts easily, and the quality of light is beautiful - really effective isolation of the subject. I am using this with an Aputure LS 120 and it is a good combination. The packaging is good. Everything arrived in good shape and while the construction is light, and to that point, there was a slight warp in the dish when it arrived, it still easily fit the grid and diffuser. A little bit of gentle persuasion got the dish back in shape with no noticeable affect on the quality of light. When I transport this light, I certainly wouldn't put anything heavy on top of it. Fit onto a light, and mounted on a stand, the whole assembly is stable and, as noted, produces a beautiful and flattering light for a subject. It could be a single light source but I intend to use it with a fill light.

Super Fun

By Otto
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-21

This light modifier is quite a lot of fun. Sturdy, well built. High quality of light, the grid provides excellent light control.

Amazing

By Otto
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-14

I had wanted a beauty dish for a while, but they are quite expensive. I saw this kit, with all the accessories. I was surprised at the quality feel to it. I have played with it for one headshot session and the results are amazing. The grid is great, to keep light where I want it in a tight space.

cheap. not stable.

By Troy
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-18

unfortunately I didn't have a chance to use until after the return period. the attachment won't fully tighten on the light stand and the rest of the unit is super wobbly. alas.

Great value

By James
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-04-06

Good size for portraits and gives beautiful light. Good construction and thickness of metal. Both grid and sock very handy.

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question

will this speedlight adapter fit 20'' beauty dish?
Asked by: Anonymous
As long as the 20 beauty dish has a Bowens S-type mount attached to it, the Raya Reflector Adapter for Speedlight will fit on it.
Answered by: Kirk R.
Date published: 2018-08-26

Will this work with alien bees b800?

Will this work with alien bees b800?
Asked by: Ryan
Yes, however you would need to purchase an adapter separately. Check out the Beauty Dish Adapter for Paul C. Buff Alien Bee https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/838100-REG/Impact_bda_ali_Beauty_Dish_Adapt_For.html
Answered by: Gradus Support
Date published: 2019-07-18

Do these really work well with speedlights? ...

Do these really work well with speedlights? Wouldn't the light just get reflected out the back, unlike with a bare bulb monolight that directs light to the main part of the dish?
Asked by: Glenn
Yes, the Impact 20" Beauty Dish Kit for Speedlights and VC/VS-VSD Monolights, B&H # IMBD20BDK, works well for speedlight flashes. Some light may be reflected out of the back of the beauty dish, but that does not affect the quality of light that is coming out of the front of the beauty dish. (For the record, if a bare bulb flash were used with the above beauty dish and the sides were not blocked, it too would also lose some light out the back of the unit). If you feel this will be an issue for your images, you are welcome to devise a setup or contraption that will block light from exiting the back of the beauty dish by blocking or filling the space between the sides of the flash and the rear opening of the beauty dish. The whole point of the deflector plate in the center of a beauty dish is to bounce forward-facing light back into the beauty dish to fill up the beauty dish. If your flash has a zoom head, you could also simply set the flash zoom head to the wide angle setting, and/or purchase a Stofen-type Omni-Bounce cover to place on the front of your flash, which would extend the front of your flash and make it work similarly to a bare-bulb flash, scattering light in 180 degrees from the front of the flash head.
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2021-05-10

Which adapter for Godox V-1 Speedlight ?

Which adapter for Godox V-1 Speedlight ?
Asked by: John D.
Unfortunately, there are no adapters allowing this beauty dish to fit the Godox V1. A better option is the Westcott Switch Beauty Dish (24"), BH # WE2520 along with the Westcott Rapid Box Switch / Beauty Dish Switch Insert for Profoto A1 Flash. BH # WE2540. https://bhpho.to/30aSnu6 https://bhpho.to/3mupViT
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2020-09-17

Which adapter should I get so that it works with ...

Which adapter should I get so that it works with a Godox C Stand?
Asked by: Tiffany
Your Light needs to fit on to the the stand, the Beauty dish fits on your light.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2021-01-19

What adapter would I need for Impact 20" Beauty ...

What adapter would I need for Impact 20" Beauty Dish Reflector to use with the Impact EX 100A strobe unit?
Asked by: Mark
The Impact 20" Beauty Dish Reflector (B&H# IMBD20) will not fit on the Impact EX 100A from the Impact One-Monolight Kit (120 VAC) BH #IMEX100AK. You can get a similar effect, however, with the Savage Umbrella Softbox (36") (B&H# SAUSB36): https://bhpho.to/3k5t9ZI
Answered by: Yoni
Date published: 2021-08-21

question

Will the 16 beauty dish work on a Dynalite 4040 flash head?
Asked by: mario b.
To attach this beauty dish to a Dynalite 4040 head, you may use the Impact Beauty Dish Adapter for Comet, Impact LiteTrek, Dynalite SH and AH Flash Heads B&H # IMBDACOM, which has a bayonet-style mount. An image is shown below.
Answered by: Kirk R.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Will this fit the Bownes 500?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, this should come with the speed ring that will fit the Bowens heads. However, for some reason, these third party beauty dishes do not have tight, solid rings, and when you put them on or take them off, they slide too easily. That's the one thing I did not like about this.
Answered by: Michael R.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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