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VelloFolding Pop-Up Flash Diffuser
 
4.2

(based on 12 reviews)

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78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Compact (9)
  • Easy to use (9)
  • Lightweight (8)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

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  • Family photos (8)
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Most Liked Positive Review

 

If you hate pop-up flash

A few times a year I end up at small gatherings in remote parts of the world - screenings. By necessity, it's a dark place. Yet I need to capture images of locals...Read complete review

A few times a year I end up at small gatherings in remote parts of the world - screenings. By necessity, it's a dark place. Yet I need to capture images of locals and the filmmakers interacting in a farewell celebration. Lights are an impossibility on these trips, and I really do hate the effect a pop-up flash has on my photos.So a diffuser it is, and this one is both light and compact, giving me the help modification I need to make use of my only flash.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

I had high hopes...

I have a Panasonic GX7, and the pop-up flash is not in the center of the camera, but to the right of the hot shoe. From reading the description comments about this, and...Read complete review

I have a Panasonic GX7, and the pop-up flash is not in the center of the camera, but to the right of the hot shoe. From reading the description comments about this, and seeing the description, I had high hopes that the diffuser would be large enough to cover the area of my flash. Unfortunately, not so, and it is not adjustable. It isn't worth the time and effort to send it back, since it is an inexpensive item, but I will have to jury-rig an extension to get it to work. I wish it had been either a little bit wider, or had an adjustable position for the diffuser.

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3.0

I had high hopes...

By Dancing Kathy

from Seattle, WA

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Durable
  • Easy to Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • The Diffuser Is Too Small

Best Uses

    Comments about Vello Folding Pop-Up Flash Diffuser:

    I have a Panasonic GX7, and the pop-up flash is not in the center of the camera, but to the right of the hot shoe. From reading the description comments about this, and seeing the description, I had high hopes that the diffuser would be large enough to cover the area of my flash. Unfortunately, not so, and it is not adjustable. It isn't worth the time and effort to send it back, since it is an inexpensive item, but I will have to jury-rig an extension to get it to work. I wish it had been either a little bit wider, or had an adjustable position for the diffuser.

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    5.0

    Less is more!

    By International Architect

    from Fort Worth

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Easy to Use
    • Great Picture Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos

      Comments about Vello Folding Pop-Up Flash Diffuser:

      Easy to pack and an inexpensive solution to on-camera flash harsh shadows. Durability may be a little iffy.

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      3.0

      Pop-Up Flash Diffuser has slight effect

      By F D Singleton

      from Houston, TX

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos

          Comments about Vello Folding Pop-Up Flash Diffuser:

          I have tried this diffuser on my Canon SX50. It sits very close to the flash on this camera, at a small angle upward. As far as diffusing the flash to reduce shadows below objects, it does have some effect on blurring the edges of the shadows and lightens the shadows, but not much. I can tell the difference on test photos, but was hoping for more effect.

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          5.0

          Wonderful little diffuser

          By KrupsUhLoops

          from Maryland

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Easy to Use
          • Great Picture Quality
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Indoor photos

            Comments about Vello Folding Pop-Up Flash Diffuser:

            It so easy to slid onto hot shoe. Be careful with the pop up flash. Prior this, I was using a business card but I couldn't get it right every time so this lil accessory helps a lot, especially, for use indoors. It does reduce the shadows and softens the light from my pop-up. I used this on my Lumix G6 camera.

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            4.0

            Cute, easy to use

            By photohir

            from Locust Hill, VA

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos

              Comments about Vello Folding Pop-Up Flash Diffuser:

              Great little diffuser for pop-up flash. I use it on a Canon Powershot SX-50, replacing the one I had made out of milk-carton plastic - this one is sturdier than mine!

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              3.0

              Helps a little

              By Catscradle

              from Weymouth, MA

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

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              Pros

              • Compact
              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Flimsy Construction

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos

              Comments about Vello Folding Pop-Up Flash Diffuser:

              This accessory helps a little when you're forced to use the pop-up flash on your DSLR. It, of course, can't replace using a speedlight, but it is better than the pop-up alone.
              Just don't expect a miracle.

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              5.0

              Very Nice!

              By Victory Knuckles

              from Allegan Michigan

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Weddings/Events

                Comments about Vello Folding Pop-Up Flash Diffuser:

                Works great! Very portable and affordable! Perfect for me! :)

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                4.0

                Works well

                By Henry

                from rochester ny

                Comments about Vello Folding Pop-Up Flash Diffuser:

                Easy to install works as advertised

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                4.0

                Portable and works good

                By George In

                from Long Island, NY

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Pros

                • Compact
                • Durable
                • Easy to Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Vello Folding Pop-Up Flash Diffuser:

                  Performs well on my Canon 7D pop-up flash. Portable and easy to carry around anytime / anywhere with no problem. There are better options but bulky and fragile for walk around,

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                  4.0

                  If you hate pop-up flash

                  By Curator of Good

                  from Winter Park, FL

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Easy to Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Weddings/Events

                    Comments about Vello Folding Pop-Up Flash Diffuser:

                    A few times a year I end up at small gatherings in remote parts of the world - screenings. By necessity, it's a dark place. Yet I need to capture images of locals and the filmmakers interacting in a farewell celebration. Lights are an impossibility on these trips, and I really do hate the effect a pop-up flash has on my photos.So a diffuser it is, and this one is both light and compact, giving me the help modification I need to make use of my only flash.

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                    5.0

                    Good accessory

                    By Roily 718

                    from USA

                    Comments about Vello Folding Pop-Up Flash Diffuser:

                    Great product !!

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great little diffuser!

                    By Cadfael

                    from Oxford, OH

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Compact
                    • Easy to Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Vello Folding Pop-Up Flash Diffuser:

                        It's such a happy thing when a simple-to-use product comes along and helps you do a very useful thing. That's what this is: simple to use, and very useful. You can leave it on the camera so that it's always there, removing it only when you want to use an external flash. As you can tell, I'm impressed.

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