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Vello Fabric Softbox for Portable Flash (Medium)

BH #VEFD500 • MFR #FD-500
Vello
Vello Fabric Softbox for Portable Flash (Medium)
Key Features
  • Softens and Diffuses Light
  • Reduces Shadows and Hot Spots
  • Fits Most Portable Flash Units
  • Folds Flat for Easy Storage
The Fabric Softbox for Portable Flash (Medium) from Vello is designed to improve the quality of the light from your shoe-mounted flash unit. It has a soft white fabric interior lining that diminishes the harsh effects that often result from using a shoe-mounted flash unit, delivering diffused light and soft shadows. It has windows which allow for extra fill light. Touch-tab fasteners are included for mounting the unit to your flash.
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Vello FD-500 Overview

The Fabric Softbox for Portable Flash (Medium) from Vello is designed to improve the quality of the light from your shoe-mounted flash unit. It has a soft white fabric interior lining that diminishes the harsh effects that often result from using a shoe-mounted flash unit, delivering diffused light and soft shadows. It has windows which allow for extra fill light. Touch-tab fasteners are included for mounting the unit to your flash.

Window openings for fill light
Softens and diffuses flash light, producing soft, even illumination
Reduces harsh shadows and hot spots
Folds flat for easy storage
UPC: 847628029002

Vello FD-500 Specs

General
Modifier TypeSoftbox
Attachment MethodHook & Loop
DimensionsH: 6.0 x W: 8.0" / H: 15.2 x W: 20.3 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.195 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.45 x 6.1 x 1"

Vello FD-500 Reviews

it's okay

By Gino
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-05

In order for it to work well, you have to attach a velcro strip to the flash. Thus, you can't switch this from one flash to another unless you have extra adhesive velcro strips

Perfect size

By Brandon W.
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2015-12-09

Small, easily packed, and provides good light diffusion for an on-camera speedlight. Works well for portrait or other flash work that requires softened light. I didn't like that it came with the stick-on Velcro, but using a band works just fine.

Fabric Softbox for Portable Flash

By Stephen
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2015-11-24

Great for portable softbox.

Great portable diffuser

By Bill
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2015-09-07

For what it is, and the price this little thing works great. Love I can fold it up and throw it in my bag. Has a good build to it. Could be a little bigger, but as is highly recommend it

Flash Soft Box

By W H
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2015-09-04

Have only used it briefly. It work to remove the harshness of a direct flash light.

Nice light diffusion

By Randal
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2015-08-27

It takes the harsh light of the flash and softens it to a more natural effect. I especially like it when using the flash to fill shadows or in reversed lighting situations. Larger softboxes might do a better job, but in tight quarters, or where you want to be less obtrusive, I'd use this one.

Picture that one now

By Billy
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2015-12-16

Does what it says it does softens the light from my flash beautifully

Great

By Anonymous
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2015-12-11

Use it as a fill or when bouncing the flash is not possible.

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Is there a silver reflective surface inside the ...

Is there a silver reflective surface inside the softbox?
Asked by: Kevin
No, the inside is white.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2019-07-30

question

Does this fit both the Canon 430 EXII and 600 EX-RT?
Asked by: Marie
Yes. It uses touch fasteners to attach to most on camera flashes. It will fit both of the flashes mentioned here.
Answered by: Lawrence C.
Date published: 2018-08-28

Would this fit the Fujifilm sized Godox flash, or ...

Would this fit the Fujifilm sized Godox flash, or be too big?
Asked by: Emma
This will fit the Fujifilm version Godox flash.
Answered by: Michele
Date published: 2019-04-17

question

Can you use it while your Speedlite is mounted on your camera? Or do people only use it when your speedlite is off-camera?
Asked by: Lara S.
This can be used when the flash is mounted on-camera as well as off-camera.
Answered by: Yos O.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Does E-TTL still work when this is used on your on camera flash?
Asked by: laura s.
For external flash yes, but I don't think it will fit with pop-up flash.
Answered by: Stacey B.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

does it work for an LED hotlight for video?
Asked by: Arthur
That would depend on the size of the LED. But long story short, as long as it can physically fit inside the back of the softbox, it should work fine.
Answered by: Eytan W.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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