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

(based on 25 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (23)
  • Lightweight (22)
  • Packs small / compresses (19)
  • Strong construction (17)
  • Reliable (10)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Weddings (16)
    • Family photos (12)
    • Travel (8)
    • Portraits (5)
    • Landscape/scenery (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (9), Photo enthusiast (8), Semi-pro photographer (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (15)

    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

    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

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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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              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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                              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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