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LastoliteTriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm)
 
4.7

(based on 78 reviews)

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    (59)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (55)
  • Long-lasting (23)
  • Good color value (20)
  • Lightweight (20)
  • Attach securely (11)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Outdoors (58)
    • General purpose (33)
    • Indoors (32)
    • Outdoor events / games (17)
    • Portraits (15)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Semi-pro photographer (37), Photo enthusiast (16), Pro photographer (14)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (39)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great product, well constructed

    I use this product mainly to knock back the harshness of bright sunlight. Since it has the grip it is possible to both hold the diffuser and take a photo if it is a...Read complete review

    I use this product mainly to knock back the harshness of bright sunlight. Since it has the grip it is possible to both hold the diffuser and take a photo if it is a fairly tight photo. As an example, head shot of a single or possibly two people. You have to realize you are trading surface area for the convenice of the grip since this product is triangular the diffusion area is less than you would have with 30 inch square product.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Handy, portable & practical

    This can be used both in the studio as well as for outdoor portraits. It folds into a small size and packs easily into the sturdy (included) carrying case. My only complaint is...Read complete review

    This can be used both in the studio as well as for outdoor portraits. It folds into a small size and packs easily into the sturdy (included) carrying case. My only complaint is that when I attempted to re-fold it the first time, the inside metal band broke into two pieces. It is still usable, but I am afraid to attempt to re-fold it so I can put it into its carrying case. It's possible that I folded it incorrectly on my first try, but with no instructions as to the proper method, I don't believe that I am entirely to blame.

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    5.0

    Great, inexpensive tool

    By Gnurps

    from Boulder co

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

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      Cons

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          Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

          Making portraits in direct sun becomes possible with this tool. The handle makes it quite nice for an assistant. I have not tried mounting it on a stand yet, but it's certainly okay for that. I bought the 30" which works for for head-and-shoulders and is is convenient size. But I kinda wish I have a larger size. If you can handle the bulk of larger, go for it. Also, I did not see a need for more diffusion; would not go for the 2-stop version.

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          4.0

          Great product

          By Kphoto

          from Boston

          Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

          Great light from this diffusion. Gives assistants the ability to multitask while on location. More bang for your buck!

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          4.0

          Very nice

          By PierreG

          from Montreal

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Attaches Securely
          • Durable
          • Good Color Value
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Indoors
            • Macro Flower Photograph

            Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

            Nice grip, quality diffuser, solid!

            Except the blue pocket zipper broke the first time I used it. For that reason I give 4 stars.

            It's not easy to pick between the 1 or 2 stops. I read all the reviews and I pick the 1 stop.

            Nice for flower photography to stop the wind!

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            5.0

            Love the handle

            By Rose of Louisiana

            from Louisiana

            Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

            I have several reflectors/ diffuser but this one is the only one with a handle & perfect

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            5.0

            The Best Reflector or Diffuser

            By Harry

            from Austin, TX

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Outdoors

              Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

              Joe McNally is right, this is the reflector/diffuser to have. The shape + the handle make it easy to use. You can get just the diffuser or you can get the kit with diffuser and reflectors. Wonderful for outdoors.

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              4.0

              Fantastic

              By Scubaman

              from Stony Brook, NY

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors
                • Portraits

                Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

                Beautiful light diffusion. Easy to hold and dirt.

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                5.0

                One of My Favorite Light Shapers

                By Dave B.

                from Pittsburgh, PA

                About Me Photography Student

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attaches Securely
                • Convenient
                • Durable
                • Lightweight
                • Long-Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors
                  • Outdoors
                  • Portraits

                  Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

                  I use the 30" Trigrip Diffuser most often when I want to soften light from a Speedlite. I use several of Lastolite's Speedlite softboxes and I like to use the trigrip in combination to double diffuse. I end up with beautiful soft light from such a small flash. There is nothing I don't like about this product. It is lightweight, durable, and designed for convenience. The hand grip is extremely useful for an assistant, or myself to hold while I am shooting. I also purchased the Lastolite Trigrip Holder which works very well to hold the Trigrip when an assistant is not around.

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                  4.0

                  Lives up to its reputation

                  By Steve

                  from Rochester, NY

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Flimsy

                  Best Uses

                  • Outdoors

                  Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

                  It's a pretty straightforward concept, and there isn't a lot that can go wrong. The frame is a little flimsy, but the handle of course is its claim to fame. I'm giving it four stars because I travel with an extendable painter's pole, and I seriously wanted to screw it into the handle for an extra few feet beyond what I could reach with my arm. Think about it Lastolite.

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                  5.0

                  Tri-Grips rock

                  By Black River

                  from Interlochen, MI

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Lightweight
                  • Long-Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

                    Love em, lightweight, easy to use, good size handle, durable, and they fold up small.

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                    3.0

                    Handy, portable & practical

                    By Larryd6

                    from Montrose, CO

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Color Value
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • Weak

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors
                    • Outdoors
                    • Portraits

                    Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

                    This can be used both in the studio as well as for outdoor portraits. It folds into a small size and packs easily into the sturdy (included) carrying case. My only complaint is that when I attempted to re-fold it the first time, the inside metal band broke into two pieces. It is still usable, but I am afraid to attempt to re-fold it so I can put it into its carrying case. It's possible that I folded it incorrectly on my first try, but with no instructions as to the proper method, I don't believe that I am entirely to blame.

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                    5.0

                    Genius, well built, works great

                    By EpicPhotography

                    from Elizabethtown, PA

                    About Me Pro Photographer

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                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Outdoors
                      • Portraits
                      • Special Events

                      Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

                      We are a pro photography studio and this is perfect for up close, outdoor, on'sight photography. It of course isn't necessarity the best choice for family protraits. It gets a lot of use from us for engagement sessions, children and commercial model photography. The grip is perfect and this thing is easy to use, easy to fold up and I actually can use the velcro to attach it to my belt for quick access and storage when I don't need it. No need to lay it on the group if your out away from your vehicle or studio. Easy to carry, light and durable.

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                      5.0

                      I would buy this product again and again

                      By Marcos

                      from Harrison TN

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Outdoors

                        Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

                        The TriGrip Diffuser is very useful. It is well made and easy to use. Highly recommended, especially if you do lots of portrait work outdoors

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                        4.0

                        Great Gear for the Enthusiast!

                        By Phil

                        from Wisconsin

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                        • Needs Directions

                        Best Uses

                        • General Use
                        • Portraits

                        Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

                        Budding enthusiast here. I purchased this as part of the "Scott Kelby Location Kit" and use it in a home studio for the family and some friends. Well built and it works. The grip is big, perfect for my large hands. Affixing it securely to the kit-included Manfrotto clamps took some creativity, but I'm new to all this, so that's probably my fault. I used it right away to make some Christmas cards using pictures of the family. I only wish some directions would be included with either these diffusers or the kit as a whole. Specifically, some suggestions on proper distances from speedlites (my preference) for a desired effect. Other than that, no complaints.

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                        5.0

                        TriGrip Diffuser

                        By Teddy

                        from Easton, PA

                        About Me Photography Student

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Lightweight
                        • Powerful

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • General Use
                          • Indoors
                          • Outdoors
                          • Portraits
                          • Special Events

                          Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

                          I take many portraits and this diffuser works excellently for portraiture. It makes mid-day shooting now possible which is a major benefit for those of us who are busy at sunrise/sunset hours. It is big enough to fit a few people under its protection and cuts away harsh sunlight. It also works well as a reflector in situations where you need a fill light. I also shoot my flash through the diffuser to create a beautiful, soft light. Overall, the TriGrip Diffuser is a necessity for all photographers because there will always be an opportunity in which it will make your life easier.

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                          5.0

                          So easy to hold

                          By kimkl

                          from louisiana

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Outdoors

                              Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

                              I love the shape of this diffuser. It definitely makes it super easy to hold & handle.
                              Thanks so much.
                              I Love B&H. Your customer service is excellent!

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                              5.0

                              Wow. What a great little addition.

                              By Mdjak

                              from New york

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Attaches Securely
                              • Durable
                              • Lightweight
                              • Long-Lasting

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Outdoors
                                • Portraits

                                Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

                                Nice and small, well made, and blocks just the right amount of light resulting in stunning results. Never fear portraits or flower shots in mid day sun again.

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                                5.0

                                Essential diffuser for outdoor portraits

                                By Jeremy

                                from Ontario, Canada

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Durable
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Outdoors
                                  • Portraits

                                  Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

                                  The TriGrip Diffuser is very useful. It is well made and easy to use. Highly recommended, especially if you do lots of portrait work outdoors.

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                                  5.0

                                  Well built!

                                  By Mark from LA

                                  from Redondo Beach, CA

                                  About Me Pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Attaches Securely
                                  • Durable
                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • General Use
                                    • Indoors
                                    • Outdoors
                                    • Portraits

                                    Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

                                    It's bigger than I expected. Probably should have pulled out a tape measure. Very well built. All in all, exactly as advertised.

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                                    5.0

                                    So easy to use.. life saver!

                                    By itsduber

                                    from The LBC, Southern California

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Durable
                                    • Lightweight

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Indoors
                                      • Outdoors
                                      • Portraits
                                      • Special Events

                                      Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

                                      Excellent grade durable.. easy to use.. saved me at a very hot bright outdoor wedding...

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                                      5.0

                                      Perfect for a single shooter

                                      By Jenn

                                      from Denver, CO

                                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Durable
                                      • Lightweight

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Lastolite TriGrip Diffuser, One Stop - 30" (75cm):

                                          This is great for when you're shooting without an assistant. Lightweight, easy to break down - a fantastic addition for location photographers : )

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