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Westcott40 Degree Fabric Grid for the Apollo Strip
 
4.5

(based on 8 reviews)

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Pros

  • Attaches securely (7)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • Durable (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Indoors (5)
  • Portraits (5)
  • General purpose (3)
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    • Photo enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
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4.0

A Must

By Bjohns

from Utah

Comments about Westcott 40 Degree Fabric Grid for the Apollo Strip:

This is a must have if you use the Apollo Strip! Doesn't take up much room in my bag and is very easy to install when needed.

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4.0

Does the job

By Ralph

from NYC

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attaches Securely
  • Durable
  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Westcott 40 Degree Fabric Grid for the Apollo Strip:

      Well made, does the job. Very pricey for what they are though, like all Westcott Apollo stuff...

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      4.0

      You must learn control!

      By Lex

      from Detroit, MI

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely
      • Compact
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • General Use
        • Indoors
        • Outdoors
        • Portraits

        Comments about Westcott 40 Degree Fabric Grid for the Apollo Strip:

        Right off the bat, I love the control Apollo's Strip box provides. This adds even more control. It produces truly beautiful rim light, and works as a dramatic main light. I have lots of plans for it, which strikes me as the mark of a good modifier. When using it, be sure to set the diffusion panel as deep into the box as possible. That will create room for the fastening strips on the grid and make it much easier to install. This grid gets 4/5 because I can't vouch for the durability yet. I have no reason to suspect it will be poor, since my Apollo products are all holding up well. It's also a little expensive, but it's a labor-instensive product, and in my opinion, worth it.

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        5.0

        Must have for strip light modifier

        By rennisk

        from Los Gatos, CA

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

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        Pros

        • Attaches Securely
        • Durable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Indoors
          • Low Light
          • Portraits

          Comments about Westcott 40 Degree Fabric Grid for the Apollo Strip:

          I use this on the Westcott strip light modifier I recently purchase. Excellent a directing light.

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          • No

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          4.0

          Effective at controlling light

          By Wayne

          from NC

          About Me Photography Student

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attaches Securely

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • General Use

            Comments about Westcott 40 Degree Fabric Grid for the Apollo Strip:

            Best bought on sale. Works as advertised to control light spill.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Excellent Accessory for Apollo Strip

            By Alan

            from Redmond, WA

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attaches Securely
            • Durable
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • General Use
              • Indoors
              • Portraits

              Comments about Westcott 40 Degree Fabric Grid for the Apollo Strip:

              The 40 degree grid gives me great light control for the Apollo strip. This attaches easily to the strip box, and folds down nicely to fit into the included storage bag.

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              5.0

              Great light control

              By Andrew

              from Burlington NC

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attaches Securely
              • Durable
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors
                • Portraits

                Comments about Westcott 40 Degree Fabric Grid for the Apollo Strip:

                I have become a "grid" fanatic over the last year or so. This grid makes keeping unwanted light off the background easy. I love the look of light ON the subj while keeping it off everything else.

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                5.0

                Essential

                By Rowy

                from Canberra, Australia

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attaches Securely
                • Durable
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors
                  • Portraits

                  Comments about Westcott 40 Degree Fabric Grid for the Apollo Strip:

                  I can't imagine using any soft box without having the option of a grid and this one does what it should. Light and easy to use. Even comes with a carry bag - unlike the Apollo soft box it's made for.

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                  • No

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