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16" x 30" Apollo Strip

16" x 30" Apollo Strip

Quick Overview


  • Narrow profile for an ideal hair, rim, or accent light

  • Recessed edge for greater light control

  • Can be mounted vertically or horizontally

  • Built on a durable fiberglass frame

  • Quick set up and teardown

  • Exclusive patented technology

$129.90

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$129.90
SKU: 2337

Narrow Profile

The Apollo Strip was designed with a narrow 16" x 30" profile. This modifier is an ideal hair light or rim light, allowing you to focus your light source on a defined area. For even further light control, this modifier is perfectly paired with an optional grid.

Photo studio lighting setup with strip softbox light modifiers and black collapsible backdrop
Results portrait using Apollo Strip and black collapsible backdrop
Photo: ©Erik Valind

Dual Stand Mounting Options

The Apollo Strip features two built-in zippered entry points. These allow for precise mounting of your Apollo Strip, either horizontally or vertically. After mounting, this opening can be zipped tight around your stand to eliminate any potential light loss.

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Designed for On-The-Go Photographers

With flexible framework and instant umbrella-style setup, these modifiers are designed for busy photographers. Each Apollo and Halo softbox packs up quickly and can be thrown into any gear bag for effortless travel and storage.

Photo shoot on location of pro fisherman using Apollo Orb softbox
Photo: ©Eric Eggly

For Speedlites and Strobes

Do you shoot with both types of off-camera flash? Thanks to the Apollo and Halo’s versatile umbrella shaft, these modifiers can be instantly paired with both speedlites and strobes. With these softboxes, you won’t be confined to using a single lighting style or forced into buying various modifiers.

Apollo umbrella softbox with speedlight
Apollo umbrella softbox with studio strobe light

Say Goodbye to Speedrings and Rods

Unlike most softboxes, these modifiers are constructed with an umbrella-style frame. Not only does this allow for the instant assembly, but it also allows for quick strobe mounting without bulky speedrings or adapters.

Strobe mounted using umbrella receptacle
Fiberglass umbrella framework and recessed edges

Equipped with the Latest Technology

Since their introduction in 1985, these umbrella-style softboxes have been enhanced based upon consumer requests. The latest Apollo design features a recessed edge, flexible fiberglass frame, and removable outer diffusion panel.

Premium Diffusion Fabric

Our diffusion panels are constructed with a premium, all-natural unbleached nylon fabric. Unlike processed diffusion fabrics, these diffusers will soften your light source without altering its color temperature.

Diffusion fabric
Light source facing front or back of Apollo collapsible softbox

Direct and Soften Light

By directing your light source toward the Apollo’s included diffusion front, you’ll create drastic highlights with a subtle hot spot. By directing your unit towards the back of Apollo, you’ll create an even spread of light with softer shadows. You can even pick up an optional 40-degree Egg Crate Grid for more light control options.

Control Focus and Maximize Output

Apollo softboxes are manufactured with a highly-reflective silver interior for optimized light output. This output can be precisely focused by placing your light source as close or as far from the back of the Apollo to achieve the look you desire.

Photo shoot outdoors using Apollo softbox and speedlight
Portrait lit using Apollo softbox and speedlight
Photo: ©Rick Sammon

Technical Specs

SKU
2337
UPC
1 79670 23379 
Color
Silver
Use & Care Instructions
Gently spot clean diffusion panels by hand with a non-bleach laundry detergent. Softboxes are unable to be cleaned. Applying cleaner to a reflective surface may damage the product.
Warranty
1-Year
Materials
Coated Nylon, Pure Diffusion, Fiberglass Frame, Aluminum Shaft
Width
30.0" / 76.2 cm
Height
16.0" / 40.6 cm
Weight
1.1 lbs. / 0.5 kg
Packaged Length
34.5" / 87.6 cm
Packaged Width
8.9" / 22.6 cm
Packaged Height
8.9" / 22.6 cm
Frame Material
Fiberglass
Mount Type
Quick Collapse
Diffusion Density
1-Stop
Maximum Watts
300W
SKU
2337
UPC
1 79670 23379 
Color
Silver
Use & Care Instructions
Gently spot clean diffusion panels by hand with a non-bleach laundry detergent. Softboxes are unable to be cleaned. Applying cleaner to a reflective surface may damage the product.
Warranty
1-Year
Materials
Coated Nylon, Pure Diffusion, Fiberglass Frame, Aluminum Shaft
Width
30.0" / 76.2 cm
Height
16.0" / 40.6 cm
Weight
1.1 lbs. / 0.5 kg
Packaged Length
34.5" / 87.6 cm
Packaged Width
8.9" / 22.6 cm
Packaged Height
8.9" / 22.6 cm
Frame Material
Fiberglass
Mount Type
Quick Collapse
Diffusion Density
1-Stop
Maximum Watts
300W
SKU
2337
UPC
1 79670 23379 
Color
Silver
Use & Care Instructions
Gently spot clean diffusion panels by hand with a non-bleach laundry detergent. Softboxes are unable to be cleaned. Applying cleaner to a reflective surface may damage the product.
Warranty
1-Year
Materials
Coated Nylon, Pure Diffusion, Fiberglass Frame, Aluminum Shaft
Width
30.0" / 76.2 cm
Height
16.0" / 40.6 cm
Weight
1.1 lbs. / 0.5 kg
Packaged Length
34.5" / 87.6 cm
Packaged Width
8.9" / 22.6 cm
Packaged Height
8.9" / 22.6 cm
Frame Material
Fiberglass
Mount Type
Quick Collapse
Diffusion Density
1-Stop
Maximum Watts
300W
SKU
2337
UPC
1 79670 23379 
Color
Silver
Use & Care Instructions
Gently spot clean diffusion panels by hand with a non-bleach laundry detergent. Softboxes are unable to be cleaned. Applying cleaner to a reflective surface may damage the product.
Warranty
1-Year
Materials
Coated Nylon, Pure Diffusion, Fiberglass Frame, Aluminum Shaft
Width
30.0" / 76.2 cm
Height
16.0" / 40.6 cm
Weight
1.1 lbs. / 0.5 kg
Packaged Length
34.5" / 87.6 cm
Packaged Width
8.9" / 22.6 cm
Packaged Height
8.9" / 22.6 cm
Frame Material
Fiberglass
Mount Type
Quick Collapse
Diffusion Density
1-Stop
Maximum Watts
300W

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Umbrella Softboxes product review by Erik Valind, Top Pro Photographer

“The Apollo really is an awesome modifier and a staple in my lighting kit, both for speedlights and bigger strobes. The biggest advantage is its portability. I shoot mainly on location and to be able to produce this quality of light from such a small package is wonderful. They produce a very soft and even light that I hadn’t seen before when using speedlights. That coupled with the added control of a softbox and the recessed front does wonders for eliminating spilled light allowing you to only light what you want. ”

Erik Valind, Top Pro Photographer

Umbrella Softboxes product review by Rick Sammon, Top Pro Elite Photographer

“In the field and in the studio, I love working with the Westcott Apollo. I pop my speedlite into the Apollo, and immediately have wireless softbox strobe capability. How cool is that! ”

Rick Sammon, Top Pro Elite Photographer

Umbrella Softboxes product review by Sarah Nickerson, Canada Photo Convention Blog

“We have used our fair share of cheap and flimsy light modifiers, but the Apollo felt strong and durable while still remaining lightweight. The frame is very sturdy and the soft box material is thick and of great quality.”

Sarah Nickerson, Canada Photo Convention Blog

Umbrella Softboxes product review by Sid Ceasar, Sid Ceasar Photography

“I use them on a majority of my shoots because I like the quality, control and ease of setup with them. I cherish them because they work with both my studio strobes as well as all my speedlights for my location work. And I absolutely LOVE them because unlike traditional softboxes that require speedrings, the Apollo opens and closes just like an umbrella.”

Sid Ceasar, Sid Ceasar Photography

Umbrella Softboxes product review by Justin van Leeuwen, Top Pro Photographer

“I can put one, or three speedlights in here to work indoors or outside. I love how it folds like an umbrella and travels with my light-stands perfectly.”

Justin van Leeuwen, Top Pro Photographer

Umbrella Softboxes product review by Scott, Weekly Photo Tips Blog

“It's a great softbox. Well made. Very inexpensive. Two thumbs way up!”

Scott, Weekly Photo Tips Blog

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