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PhotoflexLarge LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5")
 
4.4

(based on 46 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (27)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

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95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (27)
  • Attach securely (20)
  • Good color value (14)
  • Long-lasting (12)
  • Good power output (4)

Cons

  • Flimsy (4)

Best Uses

  • Indoors (26)
  • General purpose (16)
  • Outdoor events / games (7)
  • Low light (6)
  • Night time (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (14), Pro photographer (12), Photo enthusiast (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (25)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Good fast and Cheap.

There is a saying bounded round the industry. Good fast and cheap you can have 2 of 3 but not all three. Well this is a product that comes closer than most to being...Read complete review

There is a saying bounded round the industry. Good fast and cheap you can have 2 of 3 but not all three. Well this is a product that comes closer than most to being all 3.

I personaly use this unit on my battery location strobes. At low light times sunset and civil twilight it fills without overpowering and I wind up with beautiful images. They are also very light so I can have assistants holding them with little effort. Additionally they can be clamped to all sorts of places you would never get away with a heavier unit. It is easy to pull diffusion and change modifaction to suit your needs as well. The only thing I find with these is they can be tempremental to get back in the bags..... ok any maybe they wear out a little sooner than other products but I really do enjoy using them.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

15% smaller than 36x48

Softbox has great quality construction, but is not 36"x48". It is 31"x42".When I call Photoflex customer service, they just give me the run-around and say...Read complete review

Softbox has great quality construction, but is not 36"x48". It is 31"x42".When I call Photoflex customer service, they just give me the run-around and say they get quite a few of these complaints every year. The guy then asked me to write to his sales dept, (instead of him doing his job and relaying the message himself), to let the sales dept. know about the discrepancy. I call that being lazy and dishonest.Photoflex tries to cut corners on amount of materials they use, hoping customers won't notice. I consider this very dishonest and will never buy another Photoflex product again.[...]

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5.0

Well built & large

By JoeMillerPhoto

from Minnesota

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy to assemble

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors
    • Portraits

    Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

    This is a well constructed softbox. I like the large size. The diffuser panel inside helps disperse the light. I use it on an old White Lightning 10,000 strobe. It's a bit heavy on this unit, but works ok.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Great quality!!!

    By Amy

    from Missouri

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attaches Securely
    • Durable
    • Good Color Value

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors
      • Portraits

      Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

      I use this with my AB800 and I have to say, this thing is HUGE! So far Ive used it a handful of times and loving it so far. The quality is great and seems like it will hold up for a long time.

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      • No

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      4.0

      LiteDome q39

      By J-Reyes

      from Mexico

      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home
        • Portraits
        • Studio

        Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

        Very happy with this softbox, easy to assemble, good materials, maybe a little roomy but manageable.

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        • No

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        5.0

        THE LARGE SIZE CREATES AMAZING LIGHT

        By THORCAT

        from NY NY

        About Me Semi-Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home
          • Studio

          Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

          BEST TO USE FOR MORE THAN ONE PERSON

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          4.0

          Very Nice

          By Gary

          from Cincinnati OH

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Indoors

            Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

            I use this softbox with a Elnstein Paul C Buff 640 ws flash and I am very happy with the results of the light that I get out of the softbox. It was a little hard to set up at first but after it was together worked great. I also liked that you can use this box in several ways.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Excellent product I would buy again

            By mdc622

            from Boyds, MD

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Good price value
            • Long-Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Indoors

              Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

              I needed to add additional soft boxes to my studio lighting and Photoflex are well made yet light weight. They are not the most expensive product you can purchase but the quality is outstanding. I also purchased the grids to attach to the front to provide more directional light.

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              • No

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              5.0

              I would Buy This Agin

              By Jenna Taryn Photography

              from Saskatoon, Sk, Canada

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • General Use
                • Indoors
                • Night Time
                • Outdoors
                • Special Events

                Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

                I use the product to get the soft tones I need for my 365 project and for clients! It is a great Soft Box!

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                • No

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                4.0

                Actual quality from China.

                By D Norman Smith

                from Melbourne, Australia

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attach Securely
                • Durable
                • Good Color Value

                Cons

                • NONE

                Best Uses

                • General Use
                • Indoors
                • Studio productportraits

                Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

                Used mostly in the studio for large product photography and 3/4 length portraits. It is a quality made product that assembles easily (once you've figured it out). All in all a pretty nice softbox.

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                5.0

                Great value for nice softbox

                By monkeydonot

                from los angeles

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use
                  • Indoors
                  • Low Light
                  • Night Time

                  Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

                  I mostly use Chimera medium super softboxes which are the same size as this one, but when it came down to buying for myself, I chose this because of the features and the price. The fabric might not be as sturdy as the Chimera, but functionally, this is identical with similar light quality. I've only shot with it a few times, but I'm certain this will last quite a while for me. No more running around to the rental houses. Great value here.

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                  5.0

                  Works great

                  By beasty

                  from aus

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

                  Not hard to set up and very good instructions, love the easy release.

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                  5.0

                  I loved wonderful product

                  By Hector Wolf

                  from San Luis Potosi, Mexico

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                  • Difficult to disassemble

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors
                  • Outdoors

                  Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

                  i used for portrait and product
                  homogeneous light is soft and subdued shades or almost imperceptible of course depending on the direction of light

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  great construction

                  By dk

                  from minnesota

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • General Use
                    • Indoors
                    • Low Light

                    Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

                    Great construction, definitely seems well built and able to withstand 8 hours a day every day of use. really lightweight considering the size. we have some "other" brand litedomes which are much smaller that weigh just as much as this and puts undue stress on the stands.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Best of the Best!!!!

                    By Roman

                    from Sacramento, CA

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Long-Lasting

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Indoors
                      • Special Events

                      Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

                      First softbox i have bought from Photoflex, and by the build of it and how durable it is, i am very pleased with it.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      I love Photoflex

                      By cocitaphoto

                      from San Diego, CA

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attach Securely
                      • Durable
                      • Long-Lasting

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

                          I purchased this softbox to use with my product studio setup. I have this box attached to an Alien Bee 800. 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 product. Well made.

                          By Cadent_2.0

                          from Sydney, Australia

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Good Color Value
                          • Long-Lasting

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

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

                            Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

                            The quality is consistent with Photoflex- built to last and affordable.

                            This soft box produces soft lighting you would expect from something this size.

                            It is a bit fiddly to put together at first, but the second go at it is easier.

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                            • No

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                            2.0

                            Soft box did not cover speedring

                            By Giorgi

                            from Tbilisi, Republic of GEorgia

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Reviewer

                            Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

                            Soft box did not cover speedring completely - light spill.
                            Soft box increase color temperature for 400kelvin!

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Another great product

                            By P51 Guy

                            from Cleveland, OH

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Lightweight
                            • Well built

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

                                I own several Photoflex products, and I've never been disappointed by them. This is another. It is well-built, but lightweight. This is my first softbox, so assembly was a challenge the first time. (Hint: It helps to read the instructions.) The quality of light is great, and I expect to be using it for a long time. Just a note, this a large softbox and it may need a heavy stand to balance it. I initially had it mounted on a light stand and it was a little tipsy.

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                                5.0

                                It delivers!

                                By P51 Guy

                                from Cleveland, OH

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Strong Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

                                    This is the fourth Photoflex product I've purchased, and like the others, the quality for the price is great. It is well-constructed and lightweight. This is the first softbox I've owned, so the rods were a challenge the first time. (Hint: It helps to read the instructions.) The light quality is great. I expect to be using it for a long time.

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                                    5.0

                                    Well done!

                                    By JoHnBoY

                                    from Detroit, MI

                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Best bang for your buck

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Indoors

                                      Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

                                      I use the softbox in my basement studio with my Lumedyne 400ws portable light/power pack.

                                      shoots f/11 @ 200iso @200ws with the subject 5'away, with nice even soft white light.

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                                      • No

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                                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      works great!

                                      By mfarring13

                                      from Milwaukee, WI

                                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Attach Securely
                                      • Durable

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

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

                                        Comments about Photoflex Large LiteDome (34 x 45 x 24.5"):

                                        works great and is easy to set up. output is also good

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                                        • No

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