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LastoliteTriflash Bracket
 
4.1

(based on 17 reviews)

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  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (1)

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    (3)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (8)
  • Attach securely (4)
  • Lightweight (4)
  • Easy to use (3)
  • Long-lasting (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Outdoors (5)
    • General purpose (4)
    • Indoors (4)
    • Portraits (4)
    • Low light (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Semi-pro photographer (6), Pro photographer (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Perfect for wedding and headshots

    formals for wedding with two SB-28's on each of two stands with the brackets. my normal set-up is two flashes and a pocketwizard in the third spot. never a problem. super...Read complete review

    formals for wedding with two SB-28's on each of two stands with the brackets. my normal set-up is two flashes and a pocketwizard in the third spot. never a problem. super easy to use. also great for headshots. you can also do a nice job of blowing out a white seamless background with two SB's on one of these (no umbrella - just bare bulb). choose flashes that will lock on the bracket as the bracket won't hold the flash with tension.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Great Idea, Cheap design

    When I heard about this product, I could not wait to buy it. I use speedlights for most of my lighting and am tired of bungee cords holding them together. The product has...Read complete review

    When I heard about this product, I could not wait to buy it. I use speedlights for most of my lighting and am tired of bungee cords holding them together. The product has a major flaw, the shoes that hold the flash have these cheap metal inserts that fall out. When they do fall out the shoes will not hold the speedlight. You need to be real careful that your speedlights do not fall out of this bracket. Even with the cheap metal brackets, there is nothing that clamps the speedlight.

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    5.0

    great bracket

    By papajohns

    from san francisco, ca

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Lastolite Triflash Bracket:

    does the job, made out of metal, so i know my flashes won't come crashing down because some plastic part (canon flash shoe) broke

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    5.0

    great tool for the price

    By usteel

    from Near Phiily, PA

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Set Up
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Artificial Lighting
      • Portraits

      Comments about Lastolite Triflash Bracket:

      Needed to be able to use 2 or 3 speedlite set-up for portrait work. Fire them into an umbrella or thu a ripstop panel and this tri-flash mount fits the bill. I am pleased it does what I bought it to do.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Worth the Price

      By Livefish

      from Bologna, Italy

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Expensive

      Best Uses

      • Location photography
      • Strobe Lighting

      Comments about Lastolite Triflash Bracket:

      Excellent solid-metal build. Nicely compact and holds 3 SB-600 speedlights and umbrella perfectly. If you need to use this set-up on location, this is the bracket.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      1.0

      Garbage

      By Stick

      from Regina SK

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Short Lifespan
        • Unreliable

        Best Uses

        • Photography

        Comments about Lastolite Triflash Bracket:

        Cheap design. Way over priced. My flash gets stuck on it and you have to break it to get the flash off. It is not repairable.

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        • No

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        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        DON'T BUY THIS BRACKET-Buy the Other One

        By rjavierphotos

        from NYC

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Lastolite Triflash Bracket:

              I purchased this triflash bracket last week and totally regret it! I almost broke my SB900 shoe off since the SB900's do not slide into the mount smoothly. The fit is too tight, force is required in order to mount the flash. The other BIG issue is that each flash mount does not have the screw lock to lock and secure the flash in place.You are better off purchasing one of the following brackets:Lastolite - TriFlash Shoe Mount BracketB&H# LATFLSM Mfr# LL LA2423 - $79.73Lastolite - TriFlash Bracket by Joe McNallyB&H# LABTFJM Mfr# LL LA2457JMPrice : $ 104.99

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              • No

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              5.0

              An over the top strobist solution...

              By MGill

              from Elk Grove, CA

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Strobist overpower

                Comments about Lastolite Triflash Bracket:

                Using speedlights, Westcott 50x50 softbox and Flextt5 pocketwizards this is a great compliment to increase the power and decrease the recycle times. I was quite satisfied that the TT5's perfectly organized themselves onto the triflash allowing three speedlights to be brought to a single softbox with the FlexTT5's. The tilt head combined with the three holders is what sold me. Since I use triggers, I did not need the rotating version which allows you to align the infrared receiver to the commander flash.

                I purchased these and they were not a gift.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Well worth the investment

                By Marty

                from Chatham, NJ

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Portraits

                  Comments about Lastolite Triflash Bracket:

                  I use this product both with a stand-alone umbrella as well as a 50"x50" softbox. I find the utility of this bracket is not only more raw flash power in my softbox but less stress on each of my flashes and thus much shorter recycle times which in many cases is absolutely invaluable to me.
                  If you are own multiple speedlights the Triflash bracket is a wise investment in your studio setup.

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                  5.0

                  Well Build,Do not need a metal clamp

                  By Win

                  from Wichita, KS

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Attach Securely
                  • Durable
                  • Long-Lasting
                  • Powerful

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Lastolite Triflash Bracket:

                    I'm not sure about other reviewers who gave bad reviews. Everything is well build with metal; there is not cheap plastic. I use with Pocket Wizard and Canon 580ex IIs (with Paramount miniphone to hot shoe which is tied with velcro strip). I do not use metal insert which are not strong enough to hold a flash. All 3 flashes can communicate via infrared without a glitch, since they are only 2 inches apart.

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                    5.0

                    Perfect for extra power of light

                    By Lambertfoto

                    from Tvedestrand, Norway

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attach Securely
                    • Durable
                    • Long-Lasting

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

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

                      Comments about Lastolite Triflash Bracket:

                      Easy to use and strong enough to last long.

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                      4.0

                      Love it but be careful!

                      By Rio Wray

                      from Chicago

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attach Securely
                      • Durable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • General Use
                        • Outdoors

                        Comments about Lastolite Triflash Bracket:

                        Awesome tool. I use it all the time. But be careful because the metal in the hotshoe is sharp. I cut myself twice. But work beautifully!

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                        (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Threes Company

                        By Kevin

                        from Grand Haven, Michigan

                        About Me Semi-Professional

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday use
                          • Home
                          • Portraits
                          • Studio

                          Comments about Lastolite Triflash Bracket:

                          I just purchased the Triflash Bracket and it is awesome. I tried it out in my 28 inch Apollo and its perfect with my two 580exII's. I cant wait to use it for some outdoor portraits. Being able to use two 580exII's in one light source will really help to be able to kill the ambient. Its built solid and in my opinion would be great for studio or location work.

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                          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Three Lights are Better Than One

                          By Big Bill

                          from Stockton, CA

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Attach Securely
                          • Durable
                          • Very easy to use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Fill Lighting
                            • General Use
                            • Indoors
                            • Low Light
                            • Outdoors

                            Comments about Lastolite Triflash Bracket:

                            This is a wonderful lighting tool for use with or without an umbrella.

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                            (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Perfect for wedding and headshots

                            By PWP Studio

                            from ATL, Georgia

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Long-Lasting

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • General Use
                              • Indoors
                              • Outdoors
                              • Portraits
                              • Weddings

                              Comments about Lastolite Triflash Bracket:

                              formals for wedding with two SB-28's on each of two stands with the brackets. my normal set-up is two flashes and a pocketwizard in the third spot. never a problem. super easy to use. also great for headshots. you can also do a nice job of blowing out a white seamless background with two SB's on one of these (no umbrella - just bare bulb). choose flashes that will lock on the bracket as the bracket won't hold the flash with tension.

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                              (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Works Great!

                              By SportsPJ

                              from Iowa

                              Verified Buyer

                              Comments about Lastolite Triflash Bracket:

                              Securely holds 3-Nikon SB800s. The SB800s don't need the thin metal shoe clips like other strobes so I quickly and easily removed the clips. Works GREAT!

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                              (12 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              2.0

                              not quite up to its hype

                              By ollyt

                              from maple ridge BC

                              Verified Buyer

                              Comments about Lastolite Triflash Bracket:

                              As an idea, this is a great unit to get some serious bang for your hotshoe flash buck. The umbrella adapter is pretty cheap and I would rather have a plate so that I can use it with the two or three superior umbrella adapters I own. Another challenge-at least for people using flashes that use an infrared eye to see the commander unit- is that the "eyes" point in towards each other and not out to where the camera would be in many cases.You can't manipulate them to face out to better see the commander unit. Maybe the new pocket wizard units for ttl use of hotshoe flashes will make this objection obsolete...

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                              (15 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              1.0

                              Great Idea, Cheap design

                              By Michael Krouskop

                              from Nashville, Tennessee

                              Verified Buyer

                              Comments about Lastolite Triflash Bracket:

                              When I heard about this product, I could not wait to buy it. I use speedlights for most of my lighting and am tired of bungee cords holding them together. The product has a major flaw, the shoes that hold the flash have these cheap metal inserts that fall out. When they do fall out the shoes will not hold the speedlight. You need to be real careful that your speedlights do not fall out of this bracket. Even with the cheap metal brackets, there is nothing that clamps the speedlight.

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                              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Strong unit

                              By fotocop

                              from Raleigh, NC

                              Verified Buyer

                              Comments about Lastolite Triflash Bracket:

                              Was not sure it was going to be strong enough but I put it to use on a job 20 min after it got here and worked beautifully.

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