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MatthewsHalf Apple Box
 
4.9

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (17)
  • Long-lasting (10)
  • Easy to use (5)
  • Lightweight (4)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • General purpose (13)
  • Portraits (9)
  • Indoors (7)
  • Outdoors (7)
  • Low light (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (14), Semi-pro photographer (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (16)

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5.0

Strong, Sleek & Elegant

By CircusPix

from New York

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Good Color Value
  • Long-Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors
    • Portraits

    Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

    Needed posing boxes quickly and these are beautifully built. Strong and crafted so smoothly that all of the bridal gowns remained safe and subjects were comfortable for all of our sessions. The 1/2 box was perfect for the models to lay on our floors.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Great to have in the arsenal

    By Jason Broussard

    from Sacramento, CA

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

    I find myself often using this half box. Not sure how I lived without it. For the price it's a no brainer.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Professional-looking Studio Accessories

    By Mike

    from Canyon Lake, CA

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Lightweight
    • Long-Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

      The Matthews Apple Boxes are professional-looking additions to any studio. Used for height-correction in multiple-person images, support, general prop requirements. Welcome addition!

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      • No

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      5.0

      Sturdy and stable

      By mark

      from Chicago

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Long-Lasting

      Cons

      • Branding

      Best Uses

      • Chair
      • General Use
      • Outdoors
      • Portraits
      • Table

      Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

      This is very sturdy and quite handy apple box.

      You can put a 200 lb object on this and it won't break in my opinion. Again the downside, as echoed by other people, is the Matthews branding on the sides.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Love These Apple Boxes!

      By Mike A.

      from Los Angeles, CA

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely
      • Durable
      • Long-Lasting
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

        Great Design. Quality.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Handy to have around

        By Steven the Headshot Guy

        from San Lorenzo, CA

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Use
          • Indoors
          • Outdoors
          • Portraits

          Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

          You just never know when you will need a half apple box for posing, or propping something up.

          I just wish they came in black. (I painted mine black with Chalkboard Paint)

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          5.0

          The best boxes

          By FrizzleFry

          from Long Island City, NY

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Good Color Value
          • Long-Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

              Well made, last for years. Can be treated, painted etc.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Great product!

              By JDrago Photography

              from Nederland, TX

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Long-Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

                Beautiful, sturdy construction. I bought two half and two full Apple boxes and couldn't be more pleased. Perfect for my studio use.

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                • No

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                4.0

                A useful step

                By Bob Farley

                from Birmingham, AL

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Can Be Slippery

                Best Uses

                • General Use

                Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

                I use this product in two ways. One to elevate either me or my subject but also as step to help my aging father-in-law from his wheelchair into his truck. It is nice because it is light weight, stable and the built in handle makes it easy for anyone to control. IT would be nice to come with a slip proof coating as an option.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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                5.0

                Quality Apple Boxes

                By Eric Wilks

                from Los Angeles, CA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Long-Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use
                  • Indoors
                  • Outdoors
                  • Special Events

                  Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

                  These are quality items that are solidly built. We considered having our own UCLA facilities department construct these items, but were happy to find these items at B&H. They would have likely cost us more to have them constructed. These look like they'll last us a long, long time.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Hey, it's a box

                  By B Opinionated

                  from East Coast

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                  • Heavy

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use
                  • Portraits

                  Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

                  It's support a truck - and because it'll support a truck don't expect it to be light weight. And, yes - it's easy to use.

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                  5.0

                  Excellent Buy

                  By Raymond

                  from Albuquerque, NM

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • General Use

                    Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

                    Our studio used to use phone books (duct taped) but for the price these are great!

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Indispensable

                    By Benoit

                    from Los Angeles

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • General Use
                      • Portraits

                      Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

                      i use this size when I shoot portraits and the tripod is set higher than I am.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      It's a box.

                      By jojo

                      from indiana

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent Output
                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • General Use

                        Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

                        You can use it to prop up your busted coffee table.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        simple and reliable

                        By CDE

                        from Harlem

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attaches Securely
                        • Beautiful
                        • Durable
                        • Long-Lasting

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • General Use
                          • Portraits

                          Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

                          Mostly for studio setup, to build anything, lighter than a brick, as reliable as a basic tool.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Kinda crazy to say anything bad

                          By Vanz

                          from Central Florida

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable

                          Cons

                          • Needs a clearcoat

                          Best Uses

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

                          Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

                          We beat the heck out of these Apple boxes. If you are in the industry then you know that Matthews is the name in the business. Why buy anything else when it comes to solid grip gear that you know will hold up.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Beautifully Built

                          By cavatappi

                          from seattle, wa

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Long-Lasting

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

                              These are wonderfully constructed and I'm sure will last for a very long time. Glad I ordered the Matthews.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              gotta love Mathews gear

                              By ex Motion Picture Camera Assistant

                              from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Long-Lasting
                              • Smooth

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

                                  well built - unfinished though, so you may want to stain it if you use it outdoors or in messy locations

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Works great

                                  By Steve Freides, RKC Team Leader

                                  from Ridgewood, NJ

                                  About Me Professional

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Durable
                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Reliable

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Gym

                                    Comments about Matthews Half Apple Box:

                                    An Apple Box is a simple thing - either it's well made and works, or it's not - these are the real deal, I own half a dozen or more, they do they're supposed to.

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                                    • No

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