Folding RedLine Pro Octa Speedlite | Softbox | Lencarta | 70cm
- Product Code: SOF047
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- Ex Tax: £30.08
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70cm (27.5") RedLine Pro Folding Octa Softbox to Hotshoe Flashgun
Softboxes are often considered to be the ideal tool for creating soft light because they combine the soft, diffused light effect of a shoot-through umbrella with the more controlled, directional (but harsher) light of a reflective umbrella.
But traditional softboxes do have a major disadvantage, because, when used in the home or when they are transported, they need to be taken apart and reassembled, which can be very time consuming and sometimes difficult.
The Lencarta RedLine Pro Folding Softboxes completely solve this problem because they open in just a few seconds!
Umbrella softboxes have been available for some time but most of them are incapable of producing soft light because they are designed to work like a reflective umbrella, with the flash head between the softbox and the subject, which forces them to be placed too far away for soft lighting. The Lencarta Folding Pro softboxes work in exactly the same way as conventional softboxes, so they can be placed as close as you wish.
This softbox is ideal for use in most home studios, where room size and ceiling height make extra large softboxes unsuitable.
Each of our RedLine Pro Softboxes is made in the same way, with solid steel construction and uses the same top quality wall and diffusion materials. For a softbox to perform well, it needs to be deep, so that the light from the flash head can bounce off of the reflective walls properly, and end up with perfectly even light distribution by the time it reaches the diffusers, and the diffusers need to be made of thick material that diffuses the light properly, and this simply doesn``t happen with cheap softboxes that have not been expertly designed and specified.
There are other important features, found on our RedLine Pro range, too. Both diffusers are highly resistent to yellowing with age, and they can be wiped clean if needed.
And good softbox design isn``t just about the light that goes forward, it is also about preventing light from escaping from the sides and rear of the softbox, where it is very likely to cause lens flare, reduce the contrast of your shots and spill unwanted light onto reflective surfaces such as the ceiling and walls. So, our RedLine Pro Softbox range has extra thick walls and also has a heavy duty fastening flap at the rear to stop light leakage.
And the front diffuser is deeply recessed, this allows a honeycomb grid to be fitted if required and because the recessed area is covered in hook and loop material.
What's in the box?
1 x Softbox
1 x Inner diffuser
1 x Outer diffuser
1 x Hotshoe Flashgun Mount
1 x Carry bag
Diameter: 70cm (27.6")
Depth: 50cm (19.7")
Dimensions in Bag:
Length: 72cm (28.3")
Diameter: 17cm (6.7")
Please note that the flashgun and stand shown in the photos are NOT included.
|Length (ready to use)||65cm|
|Width (ready to use)||65cm|
|Depth (ready to use)||50cm|
|Length in box||93cm|
|Width in box||19cm|
|Depth in box||19cm|
|Weight in box (kg)||1.74|