B&H Photo Video Pro Audio The Professional's Source 800.606.6969 / 212.444.6615
0 $0.00
Your cart is currently empty

You have 0 items in your cart

View Cart & Begin Checkout
What item is right for you?
Ask our Experts! 800.606.6969 Live Chat

Lastolite Ezybox HS Long Extending Handle

B&H # LALHEZB Mfr # LL LS2413
No Longer Available
Similar item at a savings
Impact QuickStik Telescopic Handle $44.95

This is the Lastolite Ezybox HS Long Extending Handle for the Ezybox portable flash softbox. Extension is 25.6-63" (65-160 cm).

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
LastoliteEzybox HS Long Extending Handle
 
4.3

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (9)
  • Lightweight (9)
  • Easy to use (6)
  • Reliable (5)
  • Attach securely (3)

Cons

  • Flimsy (3)

Best Uses

  • Portraits (9)
  • Indoors (6)
  • Outdoors (6)
  • Travel (5)
  • Outdoor events / games (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (4), Semi-professional (4), Semi-pro photographer (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Sturdy, Strong, Versatile

I use this on location when I have an assistant and uneven terrain that doesn't allow for a stand. This also works for shooting in a city setting when I have to shoot and...Read complete review

I use this on location when I have an assistant and uneven terrain that doesn't allow for a stand. This also works for shooting in a city setting when I have to shoot and run. It's a strong piece of gear and if you have an assistant to help you on occasion it helps things run more smooth. It's funny to see the looks on peoples' faces when I'm shooting in downtown. They look like they've never seen this before. I like it, bottom line.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good Product In Theory!

Though it can serve its purpose, I find this item lacking in strength for what it's suppose to do. If it is intended for softboxes of the smaller type, then it should do...Read complete review

Though it can serve its purpose, I find this item lacking in strength for what it's suppose to do. If it is intended for softboxes of the smaller type, then it should do a better job than it does. With the softbox attached, it fills flimsy and lacking in secured support, though I have not had my softbox fall off as of yet, but I haven't used it thoroughly yet. I love its intention, though I question its integrity. But I need it for what it's suppose to do for me, so I guess I will sound contracting when I now say that I would like to buy just one more. After all, I love the company itself. They are quality folks, thus far, and not penalyzing them for this particular item. Buy it for yourself.

Reviewed by 15 customers

Sort by

Displaying reviews 1-15

Back to top

 
5.0

Nice piece of gear

By LWink

from McMurray, PA

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors
    • Outdoors
    • Portraits

    Comments about Lastolite Ezybox HS Long Extending Handle:

    I looked at others but this one seemed like the better design and size for my purposes. The two handles are nice, allows your assistant to get the light out farther if they have to. Very light, bows a little bit, but plenty strong enough for an Ezybox and Speedlight. I really wish I had this on a few portrait shoots a couple months ago, and I look forward to working it into my arsenal.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Share this review

     
    4.0

    Great Work

    By H. Tolíni

    from Mexico

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General Use
      • Indoors
      • Low Light
      • Night Time
      • Outdoors
      • Portraits
      • Special Events

      Comments about Lastolite Ezybox HS Long Extending Handle:

      Works for simplicity. Lights, flash, etc

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Share this review

       
      3.0

      Good idea, but need metal parts

      By Marcus the photographer

      from New York, NY

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good design

      Cons

      • Flimsy
      • Not metal
      • Weak

      Best Uses

        Comments about Lastolite Ezybox HS Long Extending Handle:

        This is a well thought out design in terms of an extending handle. It needs metal parts instead of plastic parts. Enough said.

        With the plastic latches and frame, it will not hold enough weight. I wouldn't even mount a softbox and a speedlight. It bends.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Share this review

         
        4.0

        Good tool does the job

        By Lu77

        from Ottawa, Canada

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Outdoors
          • Portraits

          Comments about Lastolite Ezybox HS Long Extending Handle:

          It's really handy when needed. A very good tool does the job.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Share this review

           
          5.0

          workds great

          By anthollis

          from alabama

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attach Securely

          Cons

          • Flimsy

          Best Uses

          • Special Events

          Comments about Lastolite Ezybox HS Long Extending Handle:

          It is easy to use and no assembly required. I have a female assistant holding this while havine a white lightning strobe head attached. The only problem i have had is when it is slightly windy and trying to use and umbrella. We end up just using the strobe by itself with a paper diffuser.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Share this review

           
          3.0

          Good Product In Theory!

          By Florida Boy

          from South Florida

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Color Value
          • Job worthy

          Cons

          • Flimsy
          • Weak

          Best Uses

          • General Use
          • Indoors
          • Low Light
          • Night Time

          Comments about Lastolite Ezybox HS Long Extending Handle:

          Though it can serve its purpose, I find this item lacking in strength for what it's suppose to do. If it is intended for softboxes of the smaller type, then it should do a better job than it does. With the softbox attached, it fills flimsy and lacking in secured support, though I have not had my softbox fall off as of yet, but I haven't used it thoroughly yet. I love its intention, though I question its integrity. But I need it for what it's suppose to do for me, so I guess I will sound contracting when I now say that I would like to buy just one more. After all, I love the company itself. They are quality folks, thus far, and not penalyzing them for this particular item. Buy it for yourself.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Share this review

           
          5.0

          GREAT tool for off-camera flash

          By Bob Rock

          from Leesburg, VA

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attach Securely
          • Durable
          • Long-Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • General Use
            • Impromptu Portraits
            • Indoors
            • Outdoors

            Comments about Lastolite Ezybox HS Long Extending Handle:

            Great handle, especially when used as I do with the Ezybox portable softbox (LS2420S) for Speedlite users. When studio lights are unavailable or not practical (such as when traveling), these handles will work fabuolously to hold a Speedlite with softbox (and PocketWizard) for impromptu portraits with wonderful indirect off-camera lighting. It works simply (like a monopod) and is very light weight. A HUGE improvement from on-camera flash position.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Share this review

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Very lightweight, yet well built.

            By Jared-5

            from Washington State

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Lightweight
            • Well built quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Flash Photography
              • Indoors
              • Outdoors
              • Special Events

              Comments about Lastolite Ezybox HS Long Extending Handle:

              I use this with a 15" Lastolite hotshoe softbox, a PocketWizard Flex, and 580EX. I also use a heavy duty Manfrotto umbrella adapter on it for angle (although I'm planning to replace it with a lighter weight solution). With all this on the end of it, it does a good job. When fully extended and horizontal it has a bit of flex to it, but that's to be expected with that much weight hanging out there.The only thing I worry about is the 1/4-20 thread at the top. It's exposed and able to get damaged. I would have liked it better if it were a removable stud or spigot. That way if it got damaged, it could be replaced. Although being built-in prevents movement.I like how the grooves on each side prevent it from turning. You can hold a light horizontally without it swinging downward.This is very light weight. I was surprised when I picked it up, but it's well built.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Share this review

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Works Great

              By Corey

              from Mesa, AZ

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attach Securely
              • Durable
              • Powerful

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors
                • Outdoors
                • Special Events

                Comments about Lastolite Ezybox HS Long Extending Handle:

                Great product, does exactly what it's says it will.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Share this review

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Sturdy, Strong, Versatile

                By rickdallasphoto

                from Michigan

                About Me Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Awesome
                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable

                Cons

                • None at all

                Best Uses

                • Portraits
                • Studio
                • Traveling

                Comments about Lastolite Ezybox HS Long Extending Handle:

                I use this on location when I have an assistant and uneven terrain that doesn't allow for a stand. This also works for shooting in a city setting when I have to shoot and run. It's a strong piece of gear and if you have an assistant to help you on occasion it helps things run more smooth. It's funny to see the looks on peoples' faces when I'm shooting in downtown. They look like they've never seen this before. I like it, bottom line.

                Share this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Excellent accessory for off-camera flash

                By Alan Pare Photographics

                from Longmont, Colorado

                About Me Semi-Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Portraits
                  • Studio

                  Comments about Lastolite Ezybox HS Long Extending Handle:

                  I picked this up to help get my SpeedLite off my camera for better portrait lighting. This handle is remarkably lightweight - seems to weigh less than the SpeedLite itself. I used this in conjunction with various adapting gadgets to get a shoot-through umbrella in place. It fits in a carry-on bag; cushioned handles make it easy to hold; light weight keeps my assistant from complaining too much. Highly recommended - if you can find one.

                  Share this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Does what it's suppose to

                  By Cruising

                  from Chicago, IL

                  About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Macro Photography
                    • Portraits
                    • Traveling

                    Comments about Lastolite Ezybox HS Long Extending Handle:

                    Great product, does exactly what it's suppose to. Gives you the reach you need.

                    Share this review

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Works Well

                    By John

                    from Corona, CA

                    About Me Semi-Professional

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday use
                      • Portraits
                      • Traveling

                      Comments about Lastolite Ezybox HS Long Extending Handle:

                      Used this to take some portraits on the go. Great to use if you have someone to hold it.

                      If you want to hold it yourself and take photo's which I did in some cases, it becomes very heavy :-)

                      Share this review

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Lightweight, comfortable and easy to use

                      By Colton

                      from Dallas, TX

                      About Me Semi-Professional

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                      • Not Sturdy when Extended

                      Best Uses

                      • Home
                      • Macro Photography
                      • Portraits
                      • Traveling

                      Comments about Lastolite Ezybox HS Long Extending Handle:

                      I use this with my Ezybox hotshoe and a SB900 and it is great. My assistant is the one who carries it and having 2 grips is so much better and comfortable than using a monopod. Plus it is lightweight. The only bad thing is that when it is fully extended, holding an ezybox and sb900, it feels a little weak, like it may break. I don't really think it will, it just doesn't feel very sturdy fully extended. Overall though, it is a great buy.

                      Share this review

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Changed the way I shoot.

                      By Wick

                      from Sioux Falls, SD

                      About Me Semi-Professional

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Portraits
                        • Studio
                        • Traveling

                        Comments about Lastolite Ezybox HS Long Extending Handle:

                        I shoot a lot of artistic portraits in fast-paced settings - weddings, sporting events and on film sets. This handle, allows me to use a SB900 and a 24x24 softbox in ways that I've only dreamed about.

                        If you have the luxury of a warm body that can move and aim your light, your're in luck! The speed, portability and ultimately the quality of your lighting will improve dramatically just by being able to have it where you need it... when you need it.

                        Share this review

                        See any errors on this page? Let us know.

                        Close

                        Close

                        Close