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ExpoImagingRogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20)
 
4.8

(based on 63 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (49)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

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98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (55)
  • Lightweight (41)
  • Versatile (25)
  • Durable (20)
  • Consistent output (18)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Portraits (32)
    • General purpose (31)
    • Fill flash (30)
    • Night photography (20)
    • Family photos (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (25), Semi-pro photographer (24), Pro photographer (11)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (57), Yes (3)

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    4.0

    Does what it should !!

    By Dominic

    from Virginia Beach, VA

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Weddings/Events

      Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

      A nicely packaged product. Comes in a Velcro pouch that includes divider tabs for storage and organization of gels. There is also a thick, black rubber band that is used to attach the gels to the flash head.

      It is a little awkward getting the gels positioned within the band when on the flash. But, the gels do what they are suppose too. There are many experimental gels along with the standard color correction gels (Oranges, Blue, Green, and a Frosted gel).

      Overall, Good Product! Would recommend.

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      5.0

      Great Selection of Filters

      By CamGirl

      from New England

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Creative photography

        Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

        I received a free sample of a Rogue Gel at PhotoExpo in NYC last year and I liked the ease of how it attaches to my SB900 and SB800 flash heads. I wanted to experiment with gels and this kit is the perfect way to start. Comes nicely organized in a nice velcro pouch.

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        5.0

        Great choice

        By daisiesand pics

        from Natick, MA

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

              Bought this set to fix my indoor orangey shots... definite improvement! I have tried other methods to improve my indoor WB, but this is the one that worked the best. I do have to take the time to set it up, but over time, this will be second nature. I have only used the CTO gel so far and still has to play with the rest of the set, can't wait!

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              5.0

              Effective Filter Set

              By mike_k

              from Newnan, GA

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Sports/Action
                • Travel

                Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

                The filters are of a high quality, and the envelope they are delivered in is a great help to keep the filters clean and organized. Using these filters, I can get the exact flash modification I'm looking for. Great product!

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                5.0

                Well worth the extra cost

                By Marco

                from Calgary, Alberta, Canada

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent Output
                • Durable
                • Versatile

                Cons

                • Expensive

                Best Uses

                • Fill Flash
                • General Use
                • Night Photography
                • Photojournalism
                • Portraits

                Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

                There are hundreds of flash colour correction gels out there, so why pick one of the most expensive ones?This one comes with a very well organized case, listing the name of the filter, the colour, and the f/stop light loss from the flash when using the filter. Filters are clearly marked with the f/stop light loss as well. The set of filters also includes a "High tech" rubber band to attach them to your flash. I would never consider other flash filter systems that need tape to attach them to a $ speedlight.Overall, these are excellent quality filters and well worth the extra cost for the convenience and overall quality that you get.

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                5.0

                Fit the 600

                By Jeff

                from Indiana

                Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

                The gels fit over my 600 and that is all I needed them to do, it is a plus they are well made and the case is sturdy

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                5.0

                Great filter set

                By JimW

                from Buffalo, NY

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent Output
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Fill Flash
                  • General Use
                  • Night Photography
                  • Photojournalism
                  • Portraits

                  Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

                  Easy to use, works very well.

                  I especially like that the filters are marked with their respective colors, and F-stop reduction; nice touch Rogue!!

                  It may not seem like much, but I like the carry case which keeps the filters sorted, clean, and safe.

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                  5.0

                  Great Quality

                  By lazyjr52

                  from Frederick, MD

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Fill Flash
                    • General Use
                    • Night Photography
                    • Portraits

                    Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

                    At first I thouhgt this product was a bit pricey. However, after recieving and then using these gels I am very satified. No regrets for not buying the cheaper gels.

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                    4.0

                    Fun and Easy to use

                    By Fern1271

                    from Atlanta

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • General Use

                      Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

                      Ease of use

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                      5.0

                      Great Gels

                      By Paul

                      from Gulf Shores,AL

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

                          Easy to use.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Simple and fast!

                          By Photo Guy

                          from Bay Area, CA

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Consistent Output
                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Lightweight
                          • Versatile

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Creative Lighting
                            • Fill Flash
                            • General Use
                            • Matching Ambient Light
                            • Night Photography
                            • Portraits

                            Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

                            When shooting weddings I like to match my off-camera speed lights to the ambient light. I have 5 radio controlled speed lights that may have any variety of light modifiers on them. Sometimes I'll use a colored gel for an unusual effect - but mostly I use the CTO, 1/2 CTO, and 1/4 CTO to color the light of my speed lights to match that of the reception location. The gels are kept in place by a fancy rubber-band. I keep 2 rubber-bands on each flash - some of the bands are from Gary Fong accessories, others are those produce bands used to hold bunches of broccoli together! I always have a back-up on each flash incase one snaps or drops.

                            Great for using in soft-boxes and umbrellas.

                            I used to use the Gary Fong amber dome-top when using a Gary Fong, but it caused amber light shooting up with mixed light projecting from the sides because the Fong is still white on the sides. Putting a rogue gel over the light source results in consistent color output from the Gary Fong (the gel gets a little smashed - but they hold-up well).

                            While the price is a little much for something you can make for pennies - I'd rather spend the money and be done with it than hassle making my own gels. These gels come in a small canvas envelope that can fit into any gear bag or even your pocket. I got a pen from Michael's that writes on cloth and wrote "GELS" on the canvas envelope in white - this way I can see it better in my gear bag (everything in there is black, tough to sort through it in the dark). I did the same for all the other gear sacks that tend to get lost in the dark depths of my main gear bag.

                            Using these gels beats having to carry different colored Sto-Fen diffusers for each flash, now you can just cram one of these gels under the white Sto-Fen diffuser, it saves me some space in my gear bag.

                            I also use the Rogue Flash-bender soft boxes. These gels are a little more difficult with this modifier (I have the ProXL and the Large). Both of these products are a little heavy to mount on the head of a flash & have a tendency to walk about as you set up your light. Having a gel on the flash kind of gets in the way when your attempting to strap one of these bulky modifiers on the flash. But the result is worth the added effort.

                            Keep in mind these gels reduce the light output some, stacking light modifiers isn't without it's drawbacks. I like that Rogue actually prints on each gel the number of stops each gel will reduce your light output. Handy for anticipating flash performance and battery life.

                            I gave this product 5 stars because they are simple and easy to use. Because of this, I carry them with me and use them! Saves me time in post production. I think there's a lot less black and white reception photos in the world thanks to these gels!

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                            5.0

                            completely amazing

                            By nicoenri12

                            from NJ

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • General Use

                              Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

                              super useful for mixing light with your WB and your flash!!

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                              5.0

                              I had to have two

                              By Light Chaser

                              from Cedar City, UT

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Consistent Output
                              • Durable
                              • Easy To Use
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Fill Flash
                                • General Use
                                • Night Photography
                                • Portraits

                                Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

                                This is a wonderful set of gels, compact and quality design, I already have one set but I have two speedlights, probably could get away with just one set but in some cases I have needed another.

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                                5.0

                                Easy to use...

                                By Robert

                                from Las Vegas, NV

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Consistent Output
                                • Easy To Use
                                • Lightweight
                                • Versatile

                                Cons

                                • Only One Of Each

                                Best Uses

                                • Fill Flash
                                • Portraits

                                Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

                                Very easy to attach these filter to your speedlight with the included rubber strap. I use them both for lighting corrections and theatrical colorization. They seem like they are durable and will hold up for many sessions. I did find the gels will blister on some speedlights when at full power but it doesn't effect their color or use. This is not a defect just something that can happen from the heat expelled from the flash.

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                                5.0

                                PERFECT!

                                By Pixs

                                from Wellington NZ

                                About Me Pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Durable
                                • Easy To Use
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Fill Flash
                                  • General Use
                                  • Photojournalism
                                  • Portraits

                                  Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

                                  I have used them every day since they have arrived. simple to attach, in a convenient pouch, love them.
                                  Do lots of events in tungsten light, So now I can have the camera on Tungsten and gel the flash.

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                                  5.0

                                  Color use with your Photos

                                  By RE

                                  from Los Angeles, California

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Versatile

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Fill Flash
                                    • Night Photography
                                    • Portraits

                                    Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

                                    To enhance your photo shoots.

                                    Change background or add punch to your photos.

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                                    5.0

                                    Love these gels!

                                    By freak820

                                    from Ft. Lauderdale FL.

                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Versatile

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Fill Flash
                                      • General Use
                                      • Night Photography
                                      • Portraits

                                      Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

                                      perfect compact kit for on the go!

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                                      4.0

                                      Comprehensive kit

                                      By Steve

                                      from NJ

                                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Consistent Output
                                      • Easy To Use
                                      • Lightweight

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • General Use

                                        Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

                                        Easy to use for a wide range of situations.

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                                        4.0

                                        Great way to add color to your images

                                        By PJS Photo

                                        from Brooklyn, NY

                                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Consistent Output
                                        • Easy To Use

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Fill Flash
                                          • General Use
                                          • Portraits

                                          Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

                                          I just recently purchased these gels for my speed lights. They are a handy tool to help creative different looks to your photos. They come with a great variety of colors plus also include CTO gels. Will be purchasing more to have replacements and also a way to have multiples of the same color to keep a scene in balance. You just have to watch the zoom on the flash as if it's to close to the front element you can melt the gel if the power is to high.

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                                          5.0

                                          Awesome!

                                          By Joseph Ray

                                          from Dallas, TX

                                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Durable
                                          • Easy To Use
                                          • Lightweight

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Fill Flash
                                            • General Use
                                            • Portraits

                                            Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Gels Universal Lighting Filter Kit (Set of 20):

                                            These are easy to use and add amazing effects to portraits even simulate different lighting effects outdoors. Must have for outdoor photography!

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