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LastoliteEzybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit - 24x24"
 
4.6

(based on 204 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (129)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (69)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (133)
  • Durable (103)
  • Reliable (53)
  • Easy to use (41)
  • Easy to set up (38)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Portraits (129)
  • Indoors (61)
  • Outdoors (56)
  • General purpose (47)
  • Low light (42)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (118)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (70), Pro photographer (40), Photo enthusiast (36), 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

Well worth the price

By Tippy

from Green Bay, WI

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Set Up
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Portraits
    • Weddings

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

    Is easy to carry and setup. Provides good light.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Excelente Equipo

    By Nicolas

    from Morelia Mexico

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Photography

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

        Funciona Perfectamente aun precio muy competitivo

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        4.0

        Nice Box

        By Bobalu

        from Texas

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

              I did not know that it did not break down small enough to fit in my lighting case, so I returned it and found a smaller box.

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              5.0

              One Stop Shop

              By TR

              from Liberty, Utah

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Easy To Set Up
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Artificial Lighting
                • Outside Photographsand
                • Photography
                • Portraits
                • Strobe Lighting

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

                I haven't had a chance to use the Ezybox Kit, for the real reason, I purchasing it, due to weather conditions here. But, I couldn't wait to set it up, inside and go to work. Along with the Ezybox Kit, I also purchased the Vello Captain TTL Trigger set up, per the great advice, from the B & H Sales Person.. As usual, B & H was spot on, with expert advice...and I'm a happy camper. The box, adjustable tripod and head are a perfect match. The double curtain idea is really cool. Can't wait to take it outside. I will also use the Vello triggers outside at the Moto Cross Races this season. What else is there to say...? Everything works and I'm playing with all the possibilities...Now it's time for the Canon 7D II...

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                • No

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                5.0

                Great design, easy to use.

                By Tom

                from Kansas City, MO

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Set Up

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Photography
                  • Portraits

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

                  I tried a competing product first and was very disappointed. It was harder to set up, and the flash sat in the front of the box, so it blocked the light and made funky catch lights with a shadow in the middle. The Ezybox Hot Shoe is simpler to use and has no obstructions so it creates a nice, square catchlight. It also feels sturdier. Highly recommended.

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                  5.0

                  New Improved

                  By AP

                  from Minnesota

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Lightweight
                  • Long-Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors
                    • Portraits
                    • Product photography

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

                    The new Ezybox Hot Shoe Softbox Kit I beter than the one I got a few years ago. The adaptor ring is heavy plastic that is lighter and the cold shoe mount fits better. I always just folded the softbox when not in use and the new storage pouch will hold it in that condition instead of in a ball to fit the old pouch. Easy to transport in the new case. Lastolite makes great products and this completes my portrait setup. Works well with Nikon SB-900/910 flashes.

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                    • No

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                    3.0

                    Good but

                    By Don S.

                    from Georgetown, Tx

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

                    If you use a wireless receiver beneath your hot shoe flash beware that the antenna may butt up against the post and hence not fit on the stand. You may then not also have a hot shoe left to place into the stand. I had to purchase additional components to make this work. Also had to twist the head of the flash backwards making it difficult to change the settings.

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                    5.0

                    Beautiful Light! (newbie at lighting)

                    By kay4401

                    from Twin Cities, Minnesota

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                      Cons

                        Best Uses

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

                          Long time hobbyist, but new to off-camera lighting. This is my first softbox. I love it! I'm having a blast with it! Why did I ever wait do long to get into photographic lighting?? I think this softbox has beautiful lighting! I'm delighted that I got it!! Couple of pics taken with it are uploaded here. I'm not used to having such soft shadows. I really like this softbox! It's very easy to use also (important for me a a lighting beginner). I'm using it with a Nikon SB-700 flash unit.

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                          • No

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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

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                            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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                                  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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                                      • No

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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.

                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • 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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