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VelloBounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite
 
4.8

(based on 60 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (48)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (35)
  • Lightweight (35)
  • Compact (27)
  • Durable (26)
  • Great picture quality (13)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Family photos (30)
  • Weddings (25)
  • Travel (9)
  • Landscape/scenery (5)
  • Sports/action (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (14), Semi-pro photographer (13), Pro photographer (6), Photography student (4), Casual photographer (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (38)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Simple and easy to use.

I borrowed this diffuser from a friend with the same Speed light as I have. I like the ease of use and I am happy with the way it softened the light from my...Read complete review

I borrowed this diffuser from a friend with the same Speed light as I have. I like the ease of use and I am happy with the way it softened the light from my Canon 430 EX II. After giving it a try I made the purchase to add to my kit.

Because it is molded plastic that slips over the speed light I find it a little awkward to carry or put in my camera bag. It doesn't fit into the speed light pouch supplied by Canon but this is a minor inconvenience and it wasn't enough for me to look for another diffuser. Overall I'm very happy with the results.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

just okay

works fine but doesn't stay on flash unit tightly enough and is always coming off in my bag, very annoying. when it's on the flash it gets the job done.

works fine but doesn't stay on flash unit tightly enough and is always coming off in my bag, very annoying. when it's on the flash it gets the job done.

Reviewed by 60 customers

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3.0

Alright in diffusing flash

By CJK

from San Francisco

Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

Does a good job dufusing flash. However, when used with the 430 flashes the flash does not recognize it is attached. The canon diffuser is.

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5.0

Bounce dome is great!

By JustJack

from El Grove, CA

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Weddings/Events

Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

I've always always just shot direct flash until a friend suggested I try his dome. That did it. I had to have one. I never leave home without it. Love the results.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

Excellent service & products!

By Tammy

from Ohio

Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

Fit is superb, and does the job as well as it's original counterpart. Thanks for the affordable cost & extremely fast shipping/delivery!

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4.0

Not to bad

By camdude

from green bay, wi

About Me Casual Photographer

Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

I didn't purchase from B&H but a local camera store. I have a mini soft box, but it is kinda saggy and takes a little time to put it on my flash. This gadget is quick and much more stable. with some test shots i did earlier it seemed to spread my flash more than the soft box did. Shadows seemed a tad softer as well. I'd like to have higher end soft boxes, but finances of course say no. You could probably find away to make a milk jug fit and it would be a larger diffuser, but it seems to work pretty good.

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  • No

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5.0

Works great

By Bob

from Massachusetts

Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

This is s great value for the price very easy to use, it just slips on. It is also so light you don't even know it's on the flash.

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4.0

Must have accessory

By Mike G.

from Philadelphia, PA

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Sports/Action

    Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

    I'm glad I purchased this along with my flash. It makes all the difference in my photographs. Looking forward to using this to see the different effects I can create.

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    • No

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    5.0

    good product

    By andreea

    from Phoenix

    Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

    I've recently purchased this for my new flash canon 430EX ii and I'm happy with the purchase

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    5.0

    Great!

    By Conni

    from Columbia, MS

    Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

    Completely satisfied with my diffuser!

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    5.0

    Great Accessory

    By AtoZ

    from USA

    Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

    I got this with my Canon Speedlite 430EX II and it really gives a nice soft lighting.

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    5.0

    Works well

    By Jim

    from Louisville, KY

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Easy to Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Weddings/Events

      Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

      Nice addition to have with the flash to take the harshness of a straight on flash. I use it 90% of the time, particularly with indoor shots. Works well with fill light out doors in shady conditions.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Small, but softens light greatly

      By Chris

      from Boston, MA

      About Me Photography Student

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel
        • Weddings/Events

        Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

        Very simple diffuser for Canon Speedlites, just put over the flash and it stays on really well.

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        • No

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        3.0

        just okay

        By Mike in Rochester

        from Rochester, NY

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Falls Off When Not Uprite

        Best Uses

        • Sports/Action
        • Weddings/Events

        Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

        works fine but doesn't stay on flash unit tightly enough and is always coming off in my bag, very annoying. when it's on the flash it gets the job done.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Great item and fits just right

        By scorpiorose

        from San Antonio, TX

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Easy to Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Travel
          • Weddings/Events
          • Wildlife Photos

          Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

          I wanted a diffuser to soften the light from my flash. This fit just great on my Canon Speedlight 430 EXII. Highly recommend.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great affordable flag diffuser

          By NMPhotog

          from NM, USA

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Travel
            • Weddings/Events

            Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

            I got this diffuser along with the canon 430 ex II speed light. I've used the combo for a wedding I shot last weekend, and the diffuser had a great fit, stayed on the speed light with no troubles and helped diffuse the flash which otherwise may have caused harsh shadows.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Omni Boune

            By NH Shutterbug

            from New Hampshire

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

              A must for flash photography.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              5.0

              Maf314

              By Maf314

              from NY

              About Me Photography Student

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Weddings/Events

                Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

                This is a great product I'm using this really dark rooms and works great

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                • No

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                5.0

                Great Addition!

                By Lindsay

                from St. Louis, MO

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Doesn't Fit All Flashes

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Weddings/Events

                Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

                Great addition to our photography equipment, a must have!

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                • No

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                5.0

                A must have

                By nicklenn

                from Bellingham, WA

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact
                • Durable
                • Easy to Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Weddings/Events

                  Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

                  A must have for Speedlite owners. Takes away a lot of the harsh light from your flash.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Very useful.

                  By Kimberly

                  from Central Indiana

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Durable
                  • Easy to Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Weddings/Events

                    Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

                    I use this to diffuse the light on my speed light. It is very lightweight and seems durable enough. I have nothing not great to say about it! It definitely serves its purpose.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Simple but effective

                    By camera man

                    from Atlanta,Ga

                    About Me Photography Student

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy to Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Family Photos
                      • Weddings/Events

                      Comments about Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlite:

                      Great for softing the light on your off camera flash

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                      • No

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