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MFG# 4760P
Samy's Part# S-071086

The Westcott Optical Spot by Lindsay Adler for Profoto and included accessories, designed by Lindsay Adler, are ideal for creating selective lighting, dramatic special effects, subtle textures, and creative patterns on any subject, surface, or background with precise focusing and control. This
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MFG# 250R
Samy's Part# LEER250

The LEE range of technical filters has been developed to convert and manipulate light sources with a high degree of accuracy. The LEE Filters 1/2 White Diffusion Filter (48 In. x 25 ft. Roll) is a medium diffusion used for softening the light effects. Manufactured on a tough Polyester base in...
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MFG# PJBM19
Samy's Part# S-072318

Achieve complex and bold lighting effects with the Nanlite Projection Attachment for Bowens Mount with 19 Degree Lens using lights that have a Bowens mount, such as the FS Series and larger Forza monolights, and a vast number of lights from other manufacturers. The PJ-BM dramatically increases
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MFG# 100608
Samy's Part# PROF505507

The white Softlight Reflector also known as "The Beauty Dish," gives a soft, yet easily focused light. Meant to provide character lighting in portrait photography, the Softlight is superb for a wide variety of uses from product photography of highly reflective surfaces to an excellent light source...
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MFG# FL-20G
Samy's Part# S-066832

The Nanlite FL-20G Fresnel Lens is a glass Fresnel lens with an adjustable-length housing that focuses light output. It features a Bowens Mount and is compatible with the Nanlite Forza 720, 720B, 500, 300, 300B, and 200, and the FS-Series spotlights.
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MFG# 102048K
Samy's Part# S-065746

The LA Rag House 12 x 12 ft. Aluminum Overhead Frame has 4 corners to fit 1 x 1" square tubing, and 2 standard ears to fit 1 x 1" square tubing.
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MFG# 100977
Samy's Part# S-029906

Umbrellas are the backbone of many photographers' toolboxes, and understandably so. Umbrellas are affordable, easy to work with and very easy to transport. But Profoto Umbrellas are not just average umbrellas. Made with high-quality fabrics and surface-treated metallic elements, Profoto Umbrellas...
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MFG# 201379
Samy's Part# S-056406

The La Rag House 12 x 12 ft. Black and White Bounce Fabric has elastic sewn into corners for easy installation. It comes with ties. Standard Grey Bag included with purchase.
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MFG# 100986
Samy's Part# S-036770
The Profoto 41 In. Deep Medium Umbrella (White) is unique in that it is small and lightweight yet deep and parabolically shaped. The deeper shape gives the photographer better control of the light spread. It also allows the photographer to focus and shape light by simply sliding the umbrella shaft...
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MFG# 1036
Samy's Part# WESC1036
This reflector kit contains two panels for ideal results. Use the diffuse panel to diffuse harsh light overhead. Fill in unwanted shadows with the second reflective panel. All skin tones are not the same, so your reflector should not be either. This complete kit offers every color reflector surfaces allowing you to choose...
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MFG# APR0117D6N
Samy's Part# S-061635

The
Barndoors, Grid, and Gel Holder for LS 120d/II and LS 300d/II LED Lights are light modifiers that fit the reflector that comes with all versions of these Aputure LED lights. The 4-way barndoor design allows for one to four of the leaves to be swung into the light's beam to illuminate areas...
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MFG# 200348
Samy's Part# S-064510

The 
LA Rag House 8 x 8 ft. China Silk Fabric (White) has elastic sewn into corners for easy installation. It comes with ties and standard grey bag.
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MFG# 101129
Samy's Part# S-066603


The Profoto OCF II Grid and Gel Kit is perfect for image creators who want to be creative with light on the move. It includes the OCF II Grid & Gel Holder, OCF II Grid 20°, OCF II-Half CTO, and OCF II-Full CTO gels. The holder can be mounted quickly and securely onto any Profoto Off-Camera (OCF)

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MFG# 4707N
Samy's Part# S-065832

Especially useful for eliminating the hot spot when using a softbox, the
Westcott Glass Dome for FJ400 Flash Head has a frosted finish that both diffuses the light output and protects the flash tube simultaneously. The dome can be installed in seconds without tools.
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MFG# SL4000FG
Samy's Part# S-058415

The Photek 36 in. SoftLighter Umbrella with Removable 8mm Shaft
 is built on a redesigned classic umbrella with a fiberglass frame and white reflective fabric that is free from contaminates that might add an unwanted color cast to your light output. The unique modifier includes a diffuser that...
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MFG# 101308
Samy's Part# S-076796


The Profoto Clic Magnum Reflector was designed to bring out the optimal power of the Profoto A-series flashes. The magnetic mount offers you the fastest way of throwing light over long distances. With the additional 1.8 f-stops effective light output, you reach further without being overpowered

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MFG# 4780
Samy's Part# S-077030

Easily add a pop of color or subtle effects to your photos without the headaches of traditional film-based gels. Slide one of these flexible rubber gels over the FJ400 strobe's glass dome for endless creative lighting possibilities. This 8-pack of reusable color gels includes red, orange, light
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MFG# FL-11
Samy's Part# S-063597

The Nanlite FL-11 Fresnel Lens for Forza 60 is a glass fresnel lens with an adjustable-length housing that focuses light output of the Nanlite Forza 60.

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Dial In The Beam Angle - The Fl-11's rotating barrel design enables beam angle adjustment from spot (10°) to flood (45°) with an intuitive...
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MFG# 1037
Samy's Part# WESC1037

This reflector kit contains two panels for ideal results. Use the diffuse panel to diffuse harsh light overhead. Fill in unwanted shadows with the second reflective panel.

All skin tones are not the same, so your reflector should not be either. This complete kit offers every color reflector surfaces allowing you to choose...
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MFG# BDPTII30CEC
Samy's Part# S-076590

The Nanlite Fabric Barndoors and Grid for PavoTube II 30C LED Tube Light mounts with T12 diameter clips and minimizes light spill while adding directionality. Features openings on the rear that do not allow light to escape, but do let you insert mounts to rig the light on a stand, and see the
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MFG# RFT05
Samy's Part# S-053065

The Godox 43 In. Collapsible 5-in-1 Reflector Disc is removable reversible zippered slipcover to reflect light into shadow areas of the subject. Reflectors with different surfaces will control contrast, add warmth and increase specular highlights. It is best suited for better lighting control in outdoor...
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MFG# 100974
Samy's Part# S-029126

Extra large umbrellas are popular among portrait, people and fashion photographers. They create a smooth but yet distinctive light that allows the user to illuminate an entire person or even small groups with just a single light source. The deeper shape gives the photographer better control of...
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MFG# 101562
Samy's Part# S-060609

The LA Rag House 8 x 8 ft. Poly Silk Diffusion (White) has tig welded 1/4″ solid rod stainless steel frame with radius corners and identifying yellow webbing on all 3 sides.
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MFG# 101642
Samy's Part# S-060806

The LA Rag House 48 x 48 in. Aluminum Flat Gel Frame has tig welded out of aluminum and 5/8" mounting pin is offset from center increasing the number of frames that can be stored in an area.
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MFG# PACK-LTG-LOCATION
Samy's Part# LEELOCP

LOCP Quick Location Lighting Pack. 24 sheets of assorted Lee Lighting Gel, diffusion and Black Foil. 10x12 inches. Can be used with LED or strobe lights for color correction and special effects.

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MFG# 2080
Samy's Part# S-064400

The Westcott Scrim Jim Cine Clamp with 5/8 in. Stud
has a long 5/8" post that's designed to connect to a stand-mounted grip head to support the frame. For large frames and full tilting, it's recommended that a clamp and stand be used on /each side of the frame. The clamp can support up to 22 lb,...
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MFG# 4632
Samy's Part# S-009727

Looking to soften and expand the output of your studio light or flash? Shoot your light source through this 7' diffusion umbrella for large, glamorous lighting with a natural looking catchlight.

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16-rib fiberglass framework

Durable dual-wall shaft rods for extra support

Diffuses harsh light
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MFG# 304
Samy's Part# WESC304
The 5-in-1 reflector kit is the fastest and most affordable way to achieve diffused or reflective light. Whether you are looking to soften harsh shadows that occur with natural sunlight or reflect light indoors from a studio light, this kit has every possible surface imaginable. The large 40"...
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MFG# 100992
Samy's Part# S-029125

The Profoto Umbrella Diffuser (Large) is a simple yet clever accessory that is pulled over the front of a white or silver umbrella to turn it into a large softbox, thereby creating a softer and more diffused light. Compatible with the Umbrella Deep White L and the Umbrella Deep Silver L. Reduces...
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MFG# 909143
Samy's Part# PHOG909143

The Photogenic 32" White Eclipse umbrella is notable for its ability to eliminate the "ghost" image created by the exposed ribs of ordinary umbrellas. White reflective fabric covers the ribs and removes them from the primary light path. Includes a removable black fabric cover that fastens atop...
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MFG# 4631D
Samy's Part# S-016917

The Umbrella Diffuser for Parabolic Umbrella is a very useful and a good quality Parabolic umbrella by its manufacturer Westcott. White full stop diffuser that fastens to the front of the 7.0' White, Silver or Black/White Parabolic Umbrellas via hook and loop fasteners. It yields a quality of...
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MFG# 101313
Samy's Part# S-075619


The kit consist of a Clic Grid 20 Degree , Clic Grid 10 Degree and soft case.

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Instant mount with a magnetic click

Stack over Clic light shaping tools with a flat surface

Delivered in a protective case

Compatible with Profoto A-Series flashes

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MFG# 101040
Samy's Part# S-066604

The magnetic Profoto OCF II Gel Ring has been created to help you create a whole array of color based special effects with gels. Just separate the inner and outer ring and use the inner ring as a template. Then, cut your gel from your gel sheet of choice, snap the inner and outer ring together and you&r
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MFG# GSAR1425
Samy's Part# S-057791

The all-metal GTX Studio Bowens to Profoto Flash Head Adapter
 allows you to use widely available Bowens-mount accessories and light-shapers on Profoto flash heads.
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MFG# 2016
Samy's Part# WESC2016

The Wescott 45 In. Optical White Satin with Removable Black Cover Umbrella is a great portable way to really soften or reflect light from a flash or strobe. With the cover in place, easily bounce light. Remove the cover for instant diffusion. For any on-location photographer, umbrellas are a great...
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MFG# 2005
Samy's Part# WESC2005
This umbrella is a great portable way to really soften light from a flash or strobe. In addition, it can be used as a bounce light source. Out of all the colored bounce umbrella's, this one will produce an image with the least contrast and the softest light because the majority of hard light is...
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Light modifiers like diffusers & reflectors are essential tools for photographers looking to gain control over the lighting in their shooting environment. In traditionally challenging lighting conditions, such as harsh sunlight or low light environments, light modifiers allow photographers to manipulate light to achieve their desired results. With the use of reflectors and other light modifiers, photographers can create dynamic and striking images that would otherwise be difficult to achieve with natural light alone.

Our collection of light modifiers, including light diffusers, light reflectors, beauty dishes, photography umbrellas, snoots, and light grids, are essential for any photographer looking to expand their skills and creativity. Photography umbrellas, for example, can be used to create a soft, natural-looking light or a more dramatic, contrasty light. Beauty dishes provide a more focused and directed light, perfect for portrait photography.  Snoots and light grids allow for precise control over the spread of light, enabling even more creative possibilities.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

What Does a Light Diffuser Do?

A light diffuser is a device or material that scatters light that passes through it in multiple directions. When using a light diffuser, you are reducing the intensity of shadows and creating softer, more evenly distributed light. Light diffusers are commonly used light modifiers for photography, stage lighting, and film and video production.

Why Do Photographers Use Light Reflectors?

Photographers use light reflectors as light modifiers to better control the lighting for their shots. They are used to fill shadows, add highlights, or change the overall balance of light in a photograph. Light reflectors are most commonly used in portrait and product photography to add natural-looking fill light that emphasizes details.

What Are the Best Light Modifiers for Portrait Photography?

For portrait photography, beauty dishes, softboxes, and large photography umbrellas are highly recommended. Beauty dishes create a natural, yet focused light, softboxes offer a soft, flattering illumination, and umbrellas diffuse light evenly, reducing harsh shadows and highlighting facial features effectively. Using these lighting tools together gives you greater creative control over the lighting and mood for your photos.

What's the Difference Between a Snoot and a Light Grid?

A snoot channels light into a tight, concentrated beam, perfect for creating dramatic spotlight effects and isolating subjects. In contrast, a light grid allows for more controlled and even light distribution, softening the edges of the light, and reducing spill for more precise lighting in photography.

Can Photography Umbrellas Be Used Outdoors?

Photography umbrellas are indeed versatile for both indoor and outdoor use. Outdoors, they excel in softening harsh sunlight, reducing shadows, and providing balanced lighting. Their portability makes them ideal for on-location shoots, helping photographers achieve studio-quality lighting in various natural environments. However, like a regular umbrella, they are affected by wind so be sure to stabilize your equipment or avoid windy conditions.

Is There a Difference in Using Light Modifiers for Video Versus Still Photography?

Yes, the key difference lies in lighting continuity. For video, light modifiers must support continuous lighting, ensuring steady, flicker-free illumination. Softboxes, diffusers, and reflectors are adapted to provide consistent lighting, crucial for maintaining visual uniformity throughout video recordings, unlike the more static needs of still photography.

What Is the Best Light Angle for Portrait Photography?

For optimal portrait photography, position the light source at a 45 to 60-degree angle towards the subject, combined with a top-down 45-degree angle to illuminate the face. This setup creates a flattering balance of light and shadow. Additionally, using a reflector on the unlit side of the face increases exposure, enhancing facial details and creating a more dimensional image.

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