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WestcottSoftbox, White Interior - 36x48"
 
4.4

(based on 11 reviews)

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91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (9)
  • Attaches securely (6)
  • Good color value (6)
  • Long-lasting (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Indoors (7)
  • Portraits (7)
  • General purpose (5)
  • Outdoors (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (5), Semi-pro photographer (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

very well made

Extremely well made and a bargain for hot-light capable (1000 watts maximum) softboxes. This unit was constructed of high grade materials and was very well assembled (sewn), with all seams and structural...Read complete review

Extremely well made and a bargain for hot-light capable (1000 watts maximum) softboxes. This unit was constructed of high grade materials and was very well assembled (sewn), with all seams and structural pole pockets well placed for putting unit up and seemingly very sturdily constructed. Only negatives are that it is heavy - perhaps inevitable considering its sturdiness and steel poles - a little difficult to put together at first, and that the price of its accessories is quite high, somewhat making up for its comparatively low initial price.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Westcott softbox

After receiving the softbox and setting it up I was somewhat disappointed. The material and the build quality is excellent but to say it is a 36x48' box is not true. I measured ...Read complete review

After receiving the softbox and setting it up I was somewhat disappointed. The material and the build quality is excellent but to say it is a 36x48' box is not true. I measured the height and width of it because set up it looked so small. I measured the widest opening of the box height and width even and it is not 36x48. That's what I thought I was paying a premium price for but not on this one. I sent it back for a refund and I will look for a different sized box. I won't specify measurements but someone really rounded them up to come up with this size.

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3.0

Westcott softbox

By N/A

from Columbus, Oh

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Outdoors
    • Portraits

    Comments about Softbox, Silver Interior - 36x48":

    After receiving the softbox and setting it up I was somewhat disappointed. The material and the build quality is excellent but to say it is a 36x48' box is not true. I measured the height and width of it because set up it looked so small. I measured the widest opening of the box height and width even and it is not 36x48. That's what I thought I was paying a premium price for but not on this one. I sent it back for a refund and I will look for a different sized box. I won't specify measurements but someone really rounded them up to come up with this size.

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    • No

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    4.0

    Great Diffused Light source

    By jaythomas

    from Fairhope, AL

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Portraits

    Comments about Softbox, Silver Interior - 36x48":

    I use this with an ARRI 650 Fresnel and it almost to heavy to hold it upright but it creates beautiful diffused light.

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    • No

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    4.0

    very well made

    By Dafrank

    from Southeast Michigan

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • 1000watt Hotlight Capable
    • Attaches Securely
    • Durable
    • Good Color Value
    • Heavy
    • Inexpensive For Features
    • Long-Lasting

    Cons

    • Accessory Cost
    • Hard To First Assemble
    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Both Flash And Hotlights
    • General Use
    • Indoors
    • Long Lived Studio Use
    • Outdoors
    • Portraits

    Comments about Softbox, Silver Interior - 36x48":

    Extremely well made and a bargain for hot-light capable (1000 watts maximum) softboxes. This unit was constructed of high grade materials and was very well assembled (sewn), with all seams and structural pole pockets well placed for putting unit up and seemingly very sturdily constructed. Only negatives are that it is heavy - perhaps inevitable considering its sturdiness and steel poles - a little difficult to put together at first, and that the price of its accessories is quite high, somewhat making up for its comparatively low initial price.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Awesome light. Solid construction

    By Luis

    from Pennsylvania

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General Use
      • Indoors
      • Outdoors
      • Portraits

      Comments about Softbox, Silver Interior - 36x48":

      This softbox performs as advertised. Using it with the #3502 speedring for mounting on a Bowens light. Solid construction, however if there's anything that could be improved, it would have to be the carrying bag the softbox comes in with. The metal rods awkwardly fit in the bag, the carrying handle should perhaps had been designed as a shoulder handle. Still 5 stars.

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      5.0

      Well made

      By Thomas Scott the Great

      from Richmond Virginia

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely
      • Durable
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Softbox, Silver Interior - 36x48":

        Well made product. I just bought this softbox and I'm very pleased. It produces the exact same results as more expensive brands.

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        4.0

        Very nice

        By C in studio

        from North Carolina

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Pros

        • Attaches Securely

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Portraits

          Comments about Softbox, White Interior - 36x48":

          Great construction, beautiful light,loving it!Quyality is good but a little pricey. Easy to assemble and use.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great to travel with

          By Autumn Vineyard

          from Southern Illinois

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attaches Securely
          • Durable
          • Long-Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Portraits

            Comments about Softbox, Silver Interior - 36x48":

            Good construction, very durable. Comes in a carying bag for easy travel once your speedring is removed. I would definitely recommend it!

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            • No

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            4.0

            Durable

            By E Photos

            from Stockton Ca

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attach Securely
            • Durable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • General Use
              • Indoors
              • Outdoors
              • Special Events

              Comments about Softbox, White Interior - 36x48":

              Excellent product, just a tad expensive, but worth it.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Westcott works

              By Allround Photographer

              from Seattle, WA

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Color Value
              • Powerful

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • General Use
                • Indoors

                Comments about Softbox, Silver Interior - 36x48":

                I love the Westcott Spiderlite line. I use it for my on-site studio and while it is a bit of work to set things up, it gives me the quality of light I need. I have 2 Spiderlite 5 (48 x 36" and 36 x 24"), a Spiderlite 3 hair light (36 x 12" with a 40 degree grid), and use Nikon CLS speedlights for accents. The large softbox gives me great depth of light at 7'.

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                5.0

                High Quality

                By John M

                from New Jersey

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Good Color Value

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors

                  Comments about Softbox, Silver Interior - 36x48":

                  This is my first Westcott soft box, but so far I'm very happy with it. Seems like it is built well, I'm hoping it will last me a long time. I've use Photoflex in the past, and they've been ok, but thought I'd try something different.
                  It sets up and takes down easily,

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                  4.0

                  EXCELLENT CONSTRUCTION

                  By KAPPHOTOS

                  from STOCKTON, CA

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors
                    • Outdoors
                    • Special Events

                    Comments about Softbox, Silver Interior - 36x48":

                    I am a professional sport and event photographer. I was introduced to Wescott softboxes by a co-photographer. The quality and construction of the softboxes is superior to many other brands. It is easy to set-up and the steel rods are durable and will last through many shoots. I highly recommend the Wescott Softboxes.[@]

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