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... I don't know why people are so fussed about it?
People who understand how lighting works just recognize it for what it is - a gimmick. It's like paying $200 for a pair of fuzzy dice to hang from your car mirror – they may look cool and give you something to fiddle with when you probably should be doing something more important, but they don't do anything for the performance of your 'sweet ride'.
And closeness or distance from the source to the subject.QuoteSince light softness is proportional to the apparent size of the light source (relative to the subject)
An object closer to you appears larger than the same object further away. So, distance is part of, "...the apparent size of the light source (relative to the subject)."