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Westcott Mini Apollo Softbox for Flash Only - 16x16" (40x40cm)

Reg. Price: $64.90
Instant Savings: $20.00
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You Pay: $44.90
Product Highlights
  • Requires Bracket for On-Camera Use

The Westcott Mini Apollo softbox is designed for small flash units that can accept an umbrella shaft. It mounts just like a standard umbrella. The Mini Apollo eliminates red-eye, brightens colors and softens harsh light from flash. Its small size and slim profile is ideal for a hair light or accent light.

An "L" bracket is required for use with your shoe-mount flash. There is also an additional bracket available for use with a handle mount flash.

Instructions

Unfasten the hook-and-loop tape from the three sides of the front diffuser panel and allow it to hang freely.
Stand the Apollo with the umbrella tip on a hard surface. Place one hand on the shaft of the umbrella and gently slide your hand down the shaft while pushing the ribs down toward the tip of the umbrella, until it locks in place.
Fasten the three sides of the diffuser panel back onto the softbox, and you are ready to mount the Apollo onto your light.
Size 16 x 16" (40 x 40 cm)
Shape Small Square
Compatibility Flash only
Removable Front Face Yes
Removable Interior Baffle No
Accepts Grids No
Requires Speed Ring Not Applicable
Westcott Mini Apollo Softbox for Flash Only - 16x16" (40x40cm)
  • One Year Manufacturer's Warranty
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    WestcottMini Apollo Softbox for Flash Only - 16x16" (40x40cm)
     
    3.8

    (based on 5 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (2)

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    50%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to set up (4)
    • Lightweight (4)
    • Reliable (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Photography (4)
      • Weddings (4)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (4)

      Reviewed by 5 customers

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      4.0

      Mini Westcott

      By Ken

      from De Pere

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Artificial Lighting
        • Photography
        • Portraits
        • Strobe Lighting
        • Weddings

        Comments about Westcott Mini Apollo Softbox for Flash Only - 16x16" (40x40cm):

        The lock screw takes a little effort to tighten down to lock soft box in place but the light coming out of this little box is quite nice. Your speedlite shoots to the rear of box before the light come out the front this takes out the hot spot that most speedlite boxes have. Good construction and easy to open. Good value.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Great for on Location

        By Photo Gear head

        from Cleveland, Ohio

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Short Lifespan

        Best Uses

        • Photography
        • Weddings

        Comments about Westcott Mini Apollo Softbox for Flash Only - 16x16" (40x40cm):

        Perfect for speedlites on location. Set up very easily and is small enough to fit into a backpack. Great product!

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        • No

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        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Disappointing

        By Lora S

        from Roanoke, Va

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

        • Sold Without Bracket

        Best Uses

        • Photography
        • Weddings

        Comments about Westcott Mini Apollo Softbox for Flash Only - 16x16" (40x40cm):

        I bought this as part of a "kit" of several different sizes. It did not come with the adapter bracket and can't be used unless you buy the adapter bracket. It shouldn't be sold without it and I really don't understand why it's done that way. Otherwise it seems to be a great product. My advise is to skip this and buy the 28" one instead.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Amazing!

        By Jennifer

        from Wilsonville Oregon

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Artificial Lighting
          • Photography
          • Portraits
          • Weddings

          Comments about Westcott Mini Apollo Softbox for Flash Only - 16x16" (40x40cm):

          It provide me with great light, it was easy to set up and reliable. I love using it and happy with my results!

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          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Ok...but a little small..

          By Altar Imaging

          from Montrose PA

          About Me Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Light weight

          Cons

          • Flimsy
          • needs L Bracket

          Best Uses

          • Indoors
          • Low Light
          • Outdoors

          Comments about Westcott Mini Apollo Softbox for Flash Only - 16x16" (40x40cm):

          Used for a portable light stand with 580EX II...need to buy the L bracket otherwise the flash is off center...basically it doesn't work without the L bracket. BHPhoto has the kit which is what I should have purchased..comes with l bracket and the stand adapter. Light weight enough for some on location soft light..senior portraits etc.

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