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Honl PhotoGobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White)
 
4.6

(based on 24 reviews)

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    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

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95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (22)
  • Lightweight (21)
  • Packs small / compresses (18)
  • Strong construction (16)
  • Reliable (10)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Weddings (15)
    • Family photos (12)
    • Travel (8)
    • Portraits (5)
    • Landscape/scenery (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (9), Photo enthusiast (8), Semi-pro photographer (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (14)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great product for the money

    I use the bounce card to diffuse light from my flash when indoors. It softens the light output for a more natural look. I use it with a Nikon SB 600 SB 900 with...Read complete review

    I use the bounce card to diffuse light from my flash when indoors. It softens the light output for a more natural look. I use it with a Nikon SB 600 SB 900 with no attachement issues. You will need to purchase the Velcro strap to mount it to your flash. They should make it a package deal.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Basic, replaces the paper card

    I uses velcro to attach, but, it does not come with a velcro strap or pads to attach to the flash gun. It's a cheap thing, but to ask another 10 bucks for...Read complete review

    I uses velcro to attach, but, it does not come with a velcro strap or pads to attach to the flash gun. It's a cheap thing, but to ask another 10 bucks for a velcro strap is not ok. Overall, a good and over priced product.

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    5.0

    Gobo Bounce Card

    By Steve

    from West Coast

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Pack
    • Easy to Use
    • Lightweight
    • Reliable
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Sports/Action
      • Travel
      • Weddings/Events
      • Wildlife Photos

      Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

      I bought this to replace a Domke Bounce card I had used since the 1980's or 90's (I had a few of them)The Domkes are no longer available but I think this is a fantastic replacement. A bonus here is that the unit is made from a flexible plastic so you can shove it any where or sit on it in a back pocket and it will not break or be harmed in any way

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      5.0

      A must have

      By Amiel

      from Rancho Cucamonga

      Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

      So convenient

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      5.0

      Now this is a helpful tool

      By AP Architectural Photography

      from Newport, RI

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Pack
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel
        • Weddings/Events

        Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

        My life would be ruined without it.

        Best little gadget in the whole Honl system.

        YES

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        • No

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        4.0

        Smaller than the snoot, and does the job

        By Wes

        from Dallas, TX

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Pack
        • Easy to Use
        • Lightweight
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

        • Doesn't Hold The "bend"

        Best Uses

        • Travel
        • Weddings/Events

        Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

        Overall it's better than a white index card... Don't forget you'll need Velcro on the flash in order to use it!

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        • No

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        5.0

        Small portable reflector.

        By Outlaw

        from Savannah, Ga

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Pack
        • Easy to Use
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Portraits
          • Sports/Action
          • Weddings/Events

          Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

          Great addition to speedlght assesories, small, portable can also be used as a flag.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Love It

          By Blue Mary

          from Memphis, TN

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Pack
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable
          • Strong Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Sports/Action
            • Weddings/Events

            Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

            This is a great bounce card solution. I also own a large Rogue Flash Bender, which I also recommend, but it is too heavy to use as a handheld off camera flash set up. The Honl Photo bounce card is much more nimble and produces great results.

            I have not had great luck with using the velcro straps for these types of products, so I just added sticky back velcro to my flash unit so I don't have to worry about the strap being loose.

            Also, I love the construction of this thing. It's stiff and flexible. I can stuff it in my camera bag, sit on it, or whatever. Then I pull it out, put it on my flash and I'm ready to go.

            For the money, can't go wrong.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Get a Couple of These

            By Angel-Lite

            from British Columbia Canada

            About Me Photography Student

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Pack
            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight
            • Reliable
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Travel
              • Weddings/Events
              • Wildlife Photos

              Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

              Great flag, bounce card. Owning two of these will offer more options for controlling light. I would like to see the Zebra model made available. Thanks B&H.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Good

              By Jens Christian Hansen

              from Ilulissat, Greenland

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Fill Flash
                • Portraits

                Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

                Makes it easy to control the light

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                • No

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                5.0

                Works great

                By pcmofo

                from Binghamton, NY

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use

                  Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

                  Works great as expected, simple design, grab 2 for a "barn door" effect on a flash. Use two speed lights with 2 of these barn door setups at 45deg from the rear to each side of a subject to create interesting wrap around rim light. \

                  Better constructed than expected.

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                  5.0

                  Good!

                  By Ricardo

                  from El Salvador

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Portraits

                    Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

                    Got tired of using regular paper. So I got these, they do the job.

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                    • No

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                    3.0

                    like it

                    By april the photographer

                    from vancouver, wa

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Pack
                    • Easy to Use
                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable
                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Family Photos
                      • Travel
                      • Weddings/Events

                      Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

                      I really like this bounce card a lot, the only bummer is that it doesn't come with the strap. I didn't realize that until I'd already gotten it [...]. That was a bummer. Otherwise I really like this.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Why didn't I Think Of That

                      By Paul, Lens On Life

                      from Chatham, Ontario

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Pack
                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Strong Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Family Photos
                        • Modelling
                        • Portraiture
                        • Weddings/Events

                        Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

                        Very handy, well made. Always going to make some but for this price it's hardly worth it. Very rigid too, should hold up well being buried in a camera bag.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Well Made

                        By mindlessbuttonmasher

                        from Sarasota, FL

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Pack
                        • Easy to Use
                        • Lightweight
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

                            This is best used as a gobo, and perfect for that. It's larger than it looks in the photo-- much wider than flash. Would be a little large for bounce card, but very effective I'm sure. It's construction is very high quality, and it could also be used as a white balance card.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Great Bounce Card

                            By Steve in AV

                            from Apple Valley, MN

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Pack
                            • Easy to Use
                            • Lightweight
                            • Reliable
                            • Strong Construction

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Family Photos
                              • Weddings/Events

                              Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

                              After using make shift bounce cards for years, I finally broke down and bought this wonderful product. I will probably be buying more Gobo products in the future.

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                              • No

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                              4.0

                              it suits my needs

                              By Roby P

                              from Genova, IT

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy to Use
                              • Lightweight
                              • Strong Construction

                              Cons

                              • Bulky

                              Best Uses

                              • Family Photos
                              • Weddings/Events

                              Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

                              it does its work perfectly, useful also to blinds part of the light.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • Yes

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                              5.0

                              Great design!

                              By Batmanburg

                              from Pgh PA

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy to Use
                              • Lightweight
                              • Strong Construction

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Family Photos
                                • Weddings/Events

                                Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

                                I know its not rocket science but it's nice to see even something this simple in design can be made so well. I would recommended it.

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                                • No

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                                3.0

                                Basic, replaces the paper card

                                By Bacana

                                from Durham/ NC

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Pack
                                • Strong Construction

                                Cons

                                • Bulky
                                • Difficult to Use
                                • Unreliable

                                Best Uses

                                • Family Photos
                                • Travel

                                Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

                                I uses velcro to attach, but, it does not come with a velcro strap or pads to attach to the flash gun. It's a cheap thing, but to ask another 10 bucks for a velcro strap is not ok. Overall, a good and over priced product.

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                                5.0

                                Nice product - use it all the time!

                                By Marko

                                from Iowa

                                About Me Pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Pack
                                • Easy to Use
                                • Lightweight
                                • Reliable
                                • Strong Construction

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Family Photos
                                  • Landscape/Scenery
                                  • Travel
                                  • Weddings/Events

                                  Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

                                  As a photographer who used to like the little plastic thingy that pulls out the top of the Nikon speedlight units, when using an SB-800 as a remote off-camera unit for fill, kicker light, or background light in a travel portrait situation, I decided to try this for both its larger surface area and gobo effects. Love it! Not a lot more to say.

                                  It attaches easily, stows in virtually no space at all, and is very versatile as a lighting accessory. Nicely made, too.

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                                  4.0

                                  Simple Product but Heavily Used

                                  By Kenneth

                                  from Port Arthur, TX

                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Pack
                                  • Easy to Use
                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Strong Construction

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Portraits
                                    • Weddings/Events

                                    Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

                                    Easy to use and does its job well. The only negative comment I have is the price. . . very costly for what you actually are getting.

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                                    5.0

                                    Nice little Tool

                                    By PhotoMan

                                    from Tampa, FL

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Pack
                                    • Easy to Use
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Reliable
                                    • Strong Construction

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Family Photos
                                      • Travel
                                      • Weddings/Events

                                      Comments about Honl Photo Gobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White):

                                      Small and Light, creates nice soft light indoors when needed.

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