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Honl PhotoGobo Bounce Card for Speed System (Black/White)
 
4.7

(based on 27 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (24)
  • Lightweight (23)
  • Packs small / compresses (19)
  • Strong construction (17)
  • Reliable (10)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Weddings (16)
  • Family photos (12)
  • Travel (8)
  • Portraits (6)
  • Landscape/scenery (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (9), Photo enthusiast (8), Semi-pro photographer (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (16)

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

Nice bounce card.

By Marc

from Clermont,FL

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

Great bounce card. Good quality. Doesn't feel cheap. I used it at a holiday reception that I was shooting. Really softens and spreads out the light from your flash. Not good for distant shooting, but that would make sense.

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5.0

Read the fine print

By Vill

from Dubai

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Fill Flash
    • Portraits

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

    Great. Exactly what I needed for my canon 430 EXII, which doesn't come with the built-in pull out bounce card. You'll need to buy the strap that goes around the speedlight though which it doesn't come with (hence read the fine print when buying this product). Luckily I got that strap from somewhere else.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Good Accessory for the Honl Speed System

    By Anymouse73

    from Philadelphia, PA

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Architecture
      • Weddings/Events

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

      This bounce card does a great job of getting the flash high enough above the lens to eliminate red-eye in event photography. I used it on a Nikon SB-700 pointed just forward of straight up. It gave me a nice wide even light as though I bounced off a back wall. The velcro attachment is fast and secure - easy to remove quickly, too. In architecture it is good for bouncing and controlling light spill over.

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      • No

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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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        • No

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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

          See all my reviews

          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

            See all my reviews

            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

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • 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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                    • No

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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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