Written by Fredrik Franzén on . Posted in RFi

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Octagonal softboxes are commonly used for such purposes as fashion, beauty and portrait photography. One of the most important reasons for this is that their unique shape creates a beautiful, natural looking catch light in the subject’s eye.

The brand new Profoto Octa RFi is available in two versions:

  • Softbox RFi 3′ Octa (90cm)
  • Softbox RFi 5′ Octa (150cm)

Fashion and portrait photographers requiring a soft, even yet controllable key light favor the smaller versions. The larger version creates a beautiful fill light and has a relatively flat shape, making it surprisingly easy to handle.

Also note that you can transform the Octa RFi into a parabolic reflector by simply removing both diffusers!

If you want to learn more about Strip RFi or RFi softboxes in general,
please visit our dedicated RFi website.


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