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PhotoflexMedium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17")
 
4.5

(based on 50 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (33)
  • Attach securely (21)
  • Long-lasting (12)
  • Good color value (11)
  • Lightweight (11)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Indoors (26)
  • General purpose (25)
  • Outdoors (15)
  • Portraits (12)
  • Low light (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (29)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (20), Pro photographer (14), Professional (7), Photo enthusiast (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Pretty Good Product

Good size and dimensions for a medium sized softbox.

The construction is perfectly acceptable but certainly could be better. If it were made from the same materials as their 7'...Read complete review

Good size and dimensions for a medium sized softbox.

The construction is perfectly acceptable but certainly could be better. If it were made from the same materials as their 7' octabox it would probably be slightly heavier but I could handle the trade off for durability.

The small clips that fasten the internal diffuser to the softbox are a pain. They're fiddly and take too long to clip on. Velcro would've been better

It's very efficient though, with an even distribution of light. It does it's job well and at the end of the day that's really what matters most.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

easy to use throws a nice light

I am doing this review objectively starting with 5 stars the deducting for a few flaws ....This SB is under $100 and is very good value for money with the light it...Read complete review

I am doing this review objectively starting with 5 stars the deducting for a few flaws ....This SB is under $100 and is very good value for money with the light it produces, it is lightweight and it stores very easily....The things I don't like, The material does not cover the speedring completely (you get some light exiting here, the speedrings are expensive and the Alloy on the ends of the rods can bend/crimp very easily where the go into the holes on the speedring, I assembled mine as per the instructions and they bent while pulling the cover over the rods.

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5.0

Yes i would like to buy this product again

By Mandril

from Simi Valley CA

Verified Buyer

Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

Good price and good quality

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5.0

Perfect softbox for headshots

By Zipster

from Dallas, Tx.

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attaches Securely
  • Durable
  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General Use
    • Portraits

    Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

    Easy assembly, great for headshots. No issues. Photoflex has been good to me for 20 years!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    3.0

    simple, easy to use

    By Ian

    from Encinitas, CA

    About Me Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

        Simple, standard softbox - lightweight, easy to use and exactly what you'd think it would be.

        It is easy to bend the poles though, so be careful.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Great Box

        By Sky-Guy

        from The Bahamas

        About Me Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Good value

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday use
          • Portraits
          • Studio

          Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

          Impressed with the build of this box, nice quality.
          Nice even lighting for table top product shots. This replaced my larger Chimera that had become yellowed with age (20+ years old). Loved my Chimera and was a little afraid I'd be disappointed with anything less, but this LiteDome is top notch, I'm very pleased.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Lite Dom Q39

          By JVB Photography

          from N. California

          About Me Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday use
            • Studio

            Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

            It took a long time to arrive, but it was exactly what I was lookng for with the exception of, I thought I was buying two liteDome's and only received one. That is my error. If I had known, I could have gotten it from a local dealer for cheeper.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Meets My Needs Nicely

            By Done By Donovan

            from Highlands Ranch, CO

            About Me Semi-Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Portraits
              • Studio

              Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

              Easy to assemble. Perfect size for my compositing work where I shoot subjects in studio and add rim light with two of these soft boxes with Photoflex Nylon Fabric Grids for Medium (24 x 32).

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              4.0

              LiteDome Softbox Medium are Excellent!

              By SMB Photography

              from Austin, TX

              About Me Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Portraits
                • Studio
                • Traveling

                Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

                I ordered 2 of these light domes for the backdrop lights for a large event on white for a Dance School.

                These softboxes ensured an excellent even and seemless light on the white backdrop.

                They were easy to set up and break down and are very durable.

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                • No

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                5.0

                I would buy this product again and again

                By MarieCouleur

                from Quebec, Canada

                About Me Semi-Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Portraits
                  • Studio

                  Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

                  I use this product with my canon 580 exII. I already have the xsmall LiteDome for speedlight and I use the same speed rings. It's perfect!!

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  GOOD!!!!

                  By Joe

                  from NYC

                  About Me Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Portable studio
                    • Portraits
                    • Studio
                    • Traveling

                    Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

                    Plane and simple:
                    Quality meets easy of use and reliability.
                    Easiliy assembled, ready to use w/in minutes.
                    The case also serves as a case for my small umbrellas.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    good price & good quality

                    By Amber Nichole

                    from West Hartford, CT

                    About Me Professional

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Portraits
                      • Traveling

                      Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

                      I use this product for headshots in studio & traveling.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Beautiful light

                      By Canon shooter

                      from Orlando, Fl

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • General Use
                        • Indoors
                        • Outdoors
                        • Portraits

                        Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

                        I used this softbox for my key light with a canon 580EX II, the results are outstanding. Beautiful diffused light for portraits. Also have the xs- small one and I mostly used that one for hair light. Planning to get the Large one for full portrait.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        I would buy same brand Lightbox again

                        By NIKONFAN

                        from Manchester, Maine

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attach Securely
                        • Good Color Value
                        • Long-Lasting
                        • Not flimsy at all

                        Cons

                        • Did not find any

                        Best Uses

                        • General Use
                        • Indoors

                        Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

                        In combination with a 150/sec. Watt monolight
                        I use it for product photography.
                        I admit I has a little trouble with putting it together, but now it would be easy.
                        The old saying holds true, it gets better after
                        a few uses.

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                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Works like a charm!

                        By Jojo

                        from Hong Kong

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attach Securely
                        • Durable
                        • Good Color Value
                        • Long-Lasting

                        Cons

                        • Too Diffused

                        Best Uses

                        • General Use
                        • Indoors

                        Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

                        What made me buy this product was its very light, no pun intended, material. Compared to what i've been using before, this photoflex softbox weighs almost nothing.

                        and the quick release feature is heaven sent.

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                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Great!

                        By Ben

                        from MN

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable

                        Cons

                        • NONE

                        Best Uses

                        • Outdoors

                        Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

                        I love the soft light it was just what I was looking for.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Excellent softbox

                        By Patrick

                        from Seattle, WA

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attach Securely
                        • Durable
                        • Long-Lasting

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • General Use
                          • Indoors
                          • Low Light
                          • Night Time
                          • Outdoors

                          Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

                          No complaints. Great product and made from solid materials. Does exactly as advertised.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          4.0

                          I might buy this product again

                          By Alek

                          from NYC

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • General Use
                              • Indoors
                              • Outdoors

                              Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

                              Good lighting sours

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              4.0

                              Solid, Quality, Value Softbox

                              By Andy Chan Photography

                              from Australia

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Attach Securely
                              • Durable
                              • Easy setup
                              • Long-Lasting
                              • Powerful
                              • Versatile
                              • Very soft light

                              Cons

                              • Runs Hot
                              • Tricky at First

                              Best Uses

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

                              Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

                              Excellent Quality and Durability. Easy to work with and a great size for most occasions. The Litedome provides an very soft and pleasing light on the subject. Construction is very sturdy and like all softboxes takes 1-2 minutes to setup. Can be tricky at the start but after a few times it is quite easy to setup. The manual the unit came with was a little confusing but if you use common sense and look at the pictures it isn't too hard. Overall a great product and good value for money.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Great Brand, Great Products

                              By cocitaphoto

                              from San Diego, CA

                              About Me Pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Attach Securely
                              • Durable
                              • Long-Lasting

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

                                  I purchased this softbox to use with my product studio setup. I have this box attached to an Alien Bee 1600. I love Photoflex products as they are a great value, easy to setup and are very durable. I now have about 7 of these all different sizes and have yet to have one break or lose quality. Highly recommended if you do any product shooting

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Excellent quality, great price.

                                  By NewImage

                                  from West Hartford CT

                                  About Me Pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Attach Securely
                                  • Durable
                                  • Good Color Value

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • General Use
                                    • Indoors
                                    • Portraits
                                    • Small groups
                                    • Special Events

                                    Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

                                    Used with Alien Bees

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    Simple but effective design

                                    By Samster

                                    from Charlotte, NC

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Durable
                                    • Easy assembly

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Head shot portraits
                                      • Indoors
                                      • Product photography
                                      • Still lifes

                                      Comments about Photoflex Medium LiteDome (24 x 32 x 17"):

                                      I take mostly still lifes, and it's the perfect size. Tried the 24X32 version and that was too big.

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                                      • No

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