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Flare Buster 15" Flare Buster Arm ONLY

B&H # FLAFB15 Mfr # FB-97XL
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This is the 15" Arm for the Flare Buster system. To be used in combination with the other components.

The FlareBuster system is a handy accessory that shields your lens from image-degrading stray light without the need for large lens hoods or for shielding the lens with a hat or your hand. It stores in a very compact fashion and can universally shade all but the biggest of telephoto lenses quite effectively.

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15" Flare Buster Arm
 
4.1

(based on 9 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (8)
  • Lightweight (8)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Travel (5)
    • Landscape photography (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (4)

    Reviewed by 9 customers

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    5.0

    Perfect for my needs!

    By DJG

    from Colorado

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery

      Comments about 15" Flare Buster Arm:

      I use this to shade the lens on my large format (4x5) camera when using my betterlight scanning back. Some scans take up to 10minutes and a simple use of my hand to shade the lens becomes a tiring event. The Flare Buster holds my shade card exactly where I need it for as long as I wish.

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      • No

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      2.0

      Broke first time I used it

      By Sharon

      from Lake Tahoe

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Pros

      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Flimsy Construction

      Best Uses

        Comments about 15" Flare Buster Arm:

        Broke the first second I used it at the hot shoe. No weight on the clip at the other end. Gorilla Glue to the rescue.For [$] this product should be solid overall. Get some real glue guys!

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        • No

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        4.0

        Neat Gadget

        By Joe C

        from Cary, NC

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Easy to Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Tech Camera

          Comments about 15" Flare Buster Arm:

          Useful with a technical camera to reduce/eliminate lens flare. Just use a gray card or piece of foam core as the flat surface in the clamp. Works as advertised.

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          4.0

          Great accessory

          By Jamie

          from Ketchum, ID

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery

            Comments about 15" Flare Buster Arm:

            This product is a great help in controlling flare with a tech (or other) camera. I use it with a 3 x 5 in. piece of black foam core, other things will work.
            Seems sturdy enough, although I'm a bit suspect that the base, where it attaches to the camera's hot shoe, may eventually break.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Its an excellent product

            By dstow

            from Bayside, NY

            About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape Photography
              • Traveling

              Comments about 15" Flare Buster Arm:

              I purchased this product for my wide angle lenses and its performance has fulfilled my expectations.Good in the field, Thank you. Dennis

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              • No

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              4.0

              Perfect, inexpensive flare tool.

              By MK

              from Austin, TX

              About Me Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Plastic hot shoe mount

              Best Uses

              • Landscape Photography
              • Traveling

              Comments about 15" Flare Buster Arm:

              can cover areas that even very expensive matte boxes can't get. great for wide angle lenses.

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              4.0

              Great, but easy to break

              By Landscape Guy

              from NY

              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Not Durable

              Best Uses

              • Landscape Photography
              • Macro Photography
              • Traveling

              Comments about 15" Flare Buster Arm:

              This gadget is incredibly useful, especially if you often shoot from a tripod. It is also very portable, and can substitutte for an assortment of lens shades if you are trying to keep you pack small. The one problem is the arm tends to break off where the clip is -- I have gone through 4 of them in 2-3 years.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Best Buster

              By Raj

              from Big Apple

              About Me Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Landscape Photography
                • Macro Photography
                • Traveling

                Comments about 15" Flare Buster Arm:

                Good for ultra wide lenses.

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                4.0

                Exactly what I needed

                By blaze-on

                from Riverside, CA

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • Improves Function
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Studio
                  • Traveling

                  Comments about 15" Flare Buster Arm:

                  I'm using this for my large format cameras to clip on to the darkcloth to make it into a lens shade and hold in place. Compact, lightweight and sturdy enough.

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