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*IMPORTANT NOTICE: This product is Open Box and may have minor scratches or imperfections. It includes all necessary accessories, however may be missing some items found in the original packaging. It has been inspected, appears to be in good working condition, and comes with the full manufacturer's warranty. If you are at all unsatisfied with its condition, you may return it for a full refund or exchange.
The Mini Apollo Speedlite Kit 16 In. (no stand) is a very useful and a good quality Kit by its manufacturer Westcott. Adapts your shoe-mount flash, enabling it to light your subjects with soft, even light. It was designed for your flash unit while it is mounted to a light stand. The Shoe Mount allows you to attach the flash to a standard lightstand.
Sets up in seconds - The convenience of an umbrella meets the control of a softbox. Built on an umbrella frame, the Apollo light modifiers sets up in seconds to create the best portable softbox on the market.
Perfect for on location, home studio, or studio on the go - No additional parts, no need for a speedring, and no extra pieces to lug around. The Apollo series takes simplicity to a whole new level. opening up just like an umbrella and set up in seconds making them perfect for any on-location photographer.
Fits into a backpack - Collapsing to only 17" long, this unit easily fits into most backpacks or gear bags. It's compact size makes for an ideal hair light or accent light.
Perfectly paired with speedlites - The Apollo light modifier is a perfect pair with speedlites offering soft box control with the set up ease of an umbrella. The included Shoe Mount bracket mounts the speedlite and Apollo onto a light stand with full tilting capability.
Added bonus - As an added bonus, the Mini Apollo fits virtually all style studio lights that come standard with an umbrella receptacle.
104-degree light spread - A perfect accent light or hair light, this unit is only 16" x 16" in size and provides 104-degrees of light spread allowing control of where exactly the light falls.
Specular highlights - Face the light forward through the white diffusion front for specular highlights. Specular highlights will provide a "hot spot" on your subject with a greater fall off from highlights to shadows.
Pure color - Fabrics are pure in color so the color temperature going into the fabric is the same color temperature coming back out.
Included centering bracket - For larger speedlites, the included L-Centering bracket will center your flash directly inside the mini Apollo so it does not touch the top of the light modifier.
Will it read TTL? - A common question; however, more than 90% of the time TTL can be read through the diffusion front of this Apollo.
Mounts directly to a light stand - Mount this kit directly to any standard 5/8" light stand. Lock into place by tightening the turn knob located on the adjustable shoe mount bracket.
All metal washer - No plastic to easily break as the tilt locking washer on the shoe mount bracket is constructed from solid metal. Compare this to many plastic washers more commonly found on market.
Soft Boxes Information
Items Included With This Product
Mini Apollo Softbox for Flash Only - 16x16 In. (40x40cm)
Shoe Mount (5015)
’L’ Bracket (8519)
One Year Manufacturer’s Warranty
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