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LastoliteEzybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24"
 
4.6

(based on 196 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (123)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (68)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (130)
  • Durable (102)
  • Reliable (52)
  • Easy to use (41)
  • Attaches securely (36)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (5)
  • Pricey (4)
  • Poor design (3)

Best Uses

  • Portraits (125)
  • Indoors (60)
  • Outdoors (56)
  • General purpose (47)
  • Low light (42)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (113)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (68), Pro photographer (38), Photo enthusiast (33), Semi-professional (18), Enthusiast (14)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Ezybox is a great product

I was impressed first of all at how fast it was shipped. It was well packed. Went together very easily and fast. Had a shoot with it the first time the other day...Read complete review

I was impressed first of all at how fast it was shipped. It was well packed. Went together very easily and fast. Had a shoot with it the first time the other day at it preformed awesome... got great pictures from it.
I'm very please with the construction of it and how portable it was. I highly recommend the Ezybox.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Don't drop your flash

I use only speed lights for my lighting as I am only a location photographer. So when I saw this soft box kit and learned that it was for speed lights, I bought one...Read complete review

I use only speed lights for my lighting as I am only a location photographer. So when I saw this soft box kit and learned that it was for speed lights, I bought one and was very excited to start using it. The construction of the box itself is great. It sets up and tears down very easy and is very compact and light weight. The reason I gave it a three star is because of the hot shoe holder on the bracket. It has absolutely no way to lock your flash to it, which resulted to me dropping my brand new $500 flash onto the pavement. My flash survived, but took some beating. Even though I gave this kit a three star, I still highly recommend it, as I haven't seen anything else on the market for the location photographer. If you choose to buy this kit, I suggest that you tether your flash to the bracket so that it doesn't take a nasty fall.

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5.0

Better portraits instantly! A+

By pobept

from Hartville, OH

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attaches Securely
  • Good Build Quality
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Portraits

    Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

    This is an excellent upgrade to your flash setup. It is easy to use and very light so it is not a great burden. The results are stunning compared to the flash alone, even with the diffuser dome. I shoot with Nikon SB -700's and was very happy with this soft box.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Easy to bring on location shoots

    By BZ

    from Seattle, WA

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attaches Securely
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

        Very easy to put together and take apart for on the go usage. Been using the soft box for on location shoots and works like a charm. Light is diffused very well with my 600ex-rt with the 2 diffusers that come with the product.

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        5.0

        great softbox for the price

        By diener

        from Atlanta, Ga

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attaches Securely
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Portraits

          Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

          I love this Softbox. It is light and packaged well so you can easily carry it any where!

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          • No

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          4.0

          Fantastic product! A must have!

          By Shawn

          from Houston, TX

          Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

          I finally decided to dip my feet into the world of off-camera flash and thought I would get started with this softbox. A little pricey, but worth the money. Super light weight and easy to set up. Good size and beautiful soft light. Completely happy with my purchase.

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          5.0

          Just like the name Ezybox

          By Filvu

          from OC CALIFORNIA

          Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

          Nice, well made and easy to set up.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          like this stuff

          By Denys

          from Syracuse, NY

          About Me Photography Student

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attaches Securely
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Indoors
            • Night Time
            • Outdoors

            Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

            I use it indoor and outdoor..works great, even better than I was expected.
            Just need a good heavy duty tripod for mount.
            Give nice soft light

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            • No

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            5.0

            Awesome Product

            By J

            from PA

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attaches Securely
            • Durable
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • General Use
              • Indoors
              • Low Light
              • Portraits

              Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

              Worked great!! Very easy to assemble and use. Works great with my old 430 canon speedlite. Has many adjustments to make everything fit just right. I will definitely be getting a second one when I get another back up flash. Very very happy with this product.

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              4.0

              Good buy

              By JC

              from Calgary

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attaches Securely
              • Durable
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • NONE

              Best Uses

              • General Use
              • Portraits

              Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

              The package arrived on time. Should be order earlier before Xmas to use fully when had the family in. Well packed and easy to assemble.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Great Product!

              By Joe

              from Mundelein Il

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors
                • Portraits

                Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

                Very easy too setup and use. Good price.

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                • Yes

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                5.0

                Great product works perfectly

                By Dale

                from Western New York

                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 Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

                  Easy to set up and use. Offer great lighting with flash unit as advertised. Would recommend to others.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Great product

                  By RafaZ

                  from Sao Paulo, Brazil

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • General Use

                    Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

                    Great quality in general.

                    The mounting does'nt tilt so I strongly recommend buying a tilt bracket with this product.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Works as Expected

                    By CJ

                    from Mountain View, MO

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attaches Securely
                    • Durable
                    • Good Color Value
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • General Use
                      • Portraits

                      Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

                      This product is.... well, there's really nothing I don't like about it. I haven't owned it that long but I've used it enough to know that it's durable and very adjustable. It's perfect for portraiture on the move when you're in a hurry.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Everyone should own one of these!

                      By Rob

                      from Severn, MD

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attaches Securely
                      • Durable
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors
                        • Low Light
                        • Outdoors
                        • Portraits

                        Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

                        I purchased this softbox because I wanted somethign that I could travel with that was a relatively good size. This softbox provided adequate light diffusion and allowed me to provide more natural looking and balanced light on my subject.

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                        4.0

                        Nice light quick to set up

                        By unclemikey

                        from Richmond VA

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Lightweight
                        • Soft light

                        Cons

                        • Needs Better Attachment

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors
                        • Outdoors
                        • Portraits

                        Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

                        Four stars because of the way the soft box attaches to the bracket supplied. I know if I spent more on another particular line the attachment would have been better but I wanted something really quick to set up and use and this unit fills the bill. Having said all that, this is a good light modifier for the money and works just like it is supposed to. Using either the inside mask or outside mask or both the unit provide nice soft light for product or portrait lighting.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Love It

                        By Light Chaser

                        from Cedar City, Ut

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attaches Securely
                        • Durable
                        • Good Color Value
                        • Lightweight
                        • Powerful

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Indoors
                          • Low Light
                          • Night Time
                          • Outdoors
                          • Portraits
                          • Special Events

                          Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

                          I own a 30x30 and it work great, my speed light has a hard time filling it with light, but this one no problem. I do a lot of location work and in some cases the smaller the better, but we all know that we need large light sources for better light well this does an awesome job. Quick set up, quality materials and design, you cant go wrong with this softbox.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Great softbox

                          By T. Cook

                          from Grand Junction, CO

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

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

                            Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

                            Great softbox to be used with flash for highlights and fill.

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                            • No

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                            4.0

                            Works well with Speedlights

                            By Binu

                            from Sydney, Australia

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Attaches Securely
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Indoors
                              • Low Light
                              • Night Time

                              Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

                              Excellent softbox. Value for money.

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                              • No

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                              4.0

                              Excellent Softbox; Plastic Bracket

                              By Gus

                              from Knoxville, TN

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Excellent Soft Light
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                              • Supplied Bracket Weak

                              Best Uses

                              • General Use
                              • Portraits
                              • Special Events

                              Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

                              This is an excellent softbox but the flash mounting bracket is plastic - heavy duty plastic but I feel it really should be metal. You need to make sure that your flash (and wireless adapter) can be SECURELY attached to the supplied bracket. I decided to mount my 580EXII flash via a Canon OC-E3 equivalent short cord and a generic "L" bracket - I did not feel the supplied mounting bracket was sufficiently secure. Note that you will need a double-ended spigot and an umbrella adapter to permit changing the angle of the softbox.

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                              5.0

                              Perfect

                              By JC

                              from Hackettstown NJ

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Attaches Securely
                              • Durable
                              • Good Color Value
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Outdoors

                                Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

                                I used it for an outdoor shoot with a model and it worked great. Easy quick setup, nice soft light and best of all very portable. If you are considering getting 1 just do it, you won't be disappointed

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Great Softbox

                                By Black River

                                from Interlochen, MI

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Attaches Securely
                                • Durable
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                • No Tilt Adjustment

                                Best Uses

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

                                Comments about Lastolite Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24":

                                A nice compact, easy to set up softbox. What I really like is the double diffuser, I can leave the middle one out for a slightly harsher, more contrasty light, or use both and get a nice soft light. Really makes the most out of small flash. The only thing I don't like is that you have to buy a tilt head separate. I think Lastolite should just include one of their tilt heads with it.

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