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The Rogue 3 in 1 Honeycomb Grid comes with two stacking grids, a grid bezel, attachment strap and nylon storage pouch. The attachment strap is Velcro fastening and can accommodate most portable shoe mounted flashguns.
- Portable Nylon pouch
- Heavy duty
- Spotlight effect from normal flash
- Stacking grids offers combination of three grid angles
- Elasticated Velcro attachment fits most flash heads
Once attached you slide a hard plastic grid into the soft plastic bezel and slip the Bezel over the Flash Bender. The whole thing weighs just over 100grams.
Attaching the Flash Bender to the Vivitar 283.
Inserting a grid into the Rogue 3-in-1 bezel
Pushing the grid into place in the Rogue 3 in 1 bezel
Rogue 3 in 1 Honeycomb Grid and bezel attached to Flash Bender.
Also because of the narrower angle it was difficult to ensure the concentrated light was creating the circle over the subject, in my case a mannequin. As the Flash Bender is mounted by the Velcro strap it's not easy to get it aligned central so it may be either pointing slightly up or down, left or right. If you had a modelling light you could adjust to suit, but with standard flash you need to take a test shot to make sure the light is concentrated in the right spot. And it's easy to knock the unit off centre so extra care is essential.
The plus side to this is it's easy to reposition the light beam so it's not central for off centre subjects, making it more flezible than the Lightsphere.
As a hairlight with the flash mounted on a stand and triggered by slave, the Rogue 3-in-1 really is in its elements. The concentrated light is perfect now for adding a highlight to hair as seen with the before and after illustration below.
Straight shot with built in camera flash
and no hairlight 1/60 sec | f/6.7 | 45.0 mm
| ISO 400
Rogue 3 in 1 Honeycomb Grid added as a hairlight 1/60 sec | f/6.7 | 45.0 mm | ISO400
Value for money
Rogue 3-in-1 Honeycomb Grid Pros
Durable, well made and long lasting
Small and compact
Rogue 3-in-1 Honeycomb Grid Cons
Not easy to ensure correct position
Light highly concentrated
Not easy to change bezels quickly
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Rogue 3-in-1 Honeycomb Grid Specifications