New DoPchoice Snapbags®, Snapgrids® for Creamsource® Vortex8 – Easy-on, Easy-use Light Directing Tools Add Versatility

To coincide with the release of the new Creamsource® Vortex8, DoPchoice offers new versions of their popular Snapbag® and Snapgrid® light controllers to fit and complement this new lighting technology.

To support a fixture as versatile as the Vortex8, DoPChoice offers a choice of 7 softening Snapbag lightboxes. The Snapbag SBCV8 is purpose-built to mount directly to the Vortex8. Additionally, thanks to a newly re-designed Rabbit-Ears® attachment system, mounting existing DopChoice Snapbags of all varieties has never been easier. This super simple innovation makes it easy to equip the Vortex8 with the Snapbag Medium, the 3’, 5’, and 7’ Octas, or the 3’ and 5’ spherical Lanterns.

The rectangular Snapbag SBCV8 pops up instantly in a single piece and attaches in seconds directly to the light fixture with Velcro straps for a perfect fit. Like all Snapbags the illumination is intensified with the internal reflective fabric and softened with the removable Magic Cloth® diffusion panel. This is the only light box made for Vortex8 that offers DoPchoice’s patent-pending pyramid baffle sewn into the center enabling the sidewalls to reflect illumination outward for even spread without hot spots. To further direct the light, a new 40-degree Snapgrid (90x60cm) with a unique box-shaped design mounts right to the Snapbag front in half a minute whether or not the Vortex8 dome is installed.

Octagonal-shaped Snapbags have rapidly gained popularity as a large soft source with extremely smooth output that sets up in seconds. Octas may be used open-face or with the included front diffusion panel. In addition DoPchoice Snapgrids are available to add directional light to all Octas. The round, single-piece Snapbag Lanterns tuck away in custom black bags ready snap up when their special glow is needed. To curb output, black/white quarter round covers may be Velcro-attached to control spill. Diffusion Cloth sets are available as spares for DoPchoice Snapbags of all types.

Manufactured by DoPchoice and TRP International, accessories for the Vortex8 are currently available through authorized dealers. Watch the videos at: For more information visit

Written by Jake Fruia

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