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MFG# 200757
Samy's Part# S-060807
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The LA Rag House 48 x 48 in. Bounce Floppy (White/Black) is a 48 x 48" flag that extends to 48 x 96". It has tig welded 3/8" stainless steel frame with radius corners, and black and white ripstop webbing on 3 exposed sides.
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MFG# 162R
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The Lee Filters 48 in. x 25 ft. Bastard Amber Color Effects Filter Roll 
is a mild warming filter used to lower the temperature of light sources and provide an amber tint. Light transmission is 77.7% with a light absorption of 0.1 at 6774K and a transmission of 79.5% with a light absorption of...
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MFG# 1776
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This double-laminated, reversible Westcott Scrim Jim Cine Silver/White Bounce Fabric (6 x 6 ft.) is for use with a 6' x 6' Scrim Jim Cine Frame. Heavy-duty touch fastener lines the Scrim Jim Cine Silver and White Bounce Fabric, allowing for quick placement on the Scrim Jim Cine Frame. Scrim Jim...
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MFG# APA0219A30
Samy's Part# S-068803
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The Aputure Nova P300c Barn Doors are a four-leaflight control accessory specially designed forAputure's first high-output RGBWW LED panel light,allowing users to quickly minimize excess spill lightand adjust the fixture's illuminance area.

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MFG# 101543
Samy's Part# S-056551
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The La Rag House 8 x 8 ft. Solid Black Fabric is a tightly woven cotton textile with a soft nap on one or both sides. Black is the most common color but is also finished in several other colors such as White, Gray, Burgundy, Dark Blue, and Dark Green. Duvetine is sometimes referred to as Commando

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MFG# 200740
Samy's Part# S-061203
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The LA Rag House 48 x 48 in. Solid Floppy (Black) is a 48 x 48" flag that extends to 48 x 96". It has tig welded 3/8" stainless steel frame with radius corners, and 16oz black commando cloth with webbing on 3 exposed sides.
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MFG# APF0046A33
Samy's Part# S-077623
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The amaran Spotlight SE is amaran's first projection lens modifier designed to elevate the performance of your amaran 150c or 300c. This compact optical modifier for Bowens Mount point-source fixtures (up to 300W) transforms your light into a powerful spotlight that can extend the reach of your

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MFG# FL-20G
Samy's Part# S-066832
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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# 100772
Samy's Part# S-051820
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Compatible with B1X and B1 OCF heads and the D1 and D2 flash heads, the Profoto OCF Zoom Reflector allows you adjust the beam angle of these lights from 55 to 85 degrees by moving the reflector back and forth along the body of the light. The highly reflective modifier actually boosts the output...
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MFG# SL-6000-FG
Samy's Part# S-052729
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The Photek SoftLighter Umbrella with Removable 8mm Shaft (60 In.) takes light from your strobe head or mono light, reflects it into its white panel, then softens it again with a diffuser on its way out. These light modifiers can alter the color of your light or give it more sparkle and contrast,...
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MFG# 1985
Samy's Part# S-041218
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This double-laminated, reversible Westcott Scrim Jim Cine Sunlight/Silver Bounce Fabric (4 x 6 ft.) is for use with a 4' x 6' Scrim Jim Cine Frame. Heavy-duty touch fastener lines the Scrim Jim Cine Sunlight and Silver Bounce Fabric, allowing for quick placement on the Scrim Jim Cine Frame. Scrim...
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MFG# 464303
Samy's Part# S-078155
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Profoto Bushing is specially designed for Soft Zoom Reflector Rod.

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MFG# APF0046A34
Samy's Part# S-077624
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The amaran Spotlight SE is amaran's first projection lens modifier designed to elevate the performance of your amaran 150c or 300c. This compact optical modifier for Bowens Mount point-source fixtures (up to 300W) transforms your light into a powerful spotlight that can extend the reach of your

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MFG# 0000655
Samy's Part# S-055553
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The SunBounce 6 x 6 ft. Sun-Scrim Translucent 2/3 Screen is a seamless screen with reinforced grommet holes around the edge. This version is a 2/3 stop diffuser.
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MFG# L2396700
Samy's Part# S-001704
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Barndoors narrow the beam spread of a light fixture. They help create a 3-dimensional look to a lighting scheme by placing light in a specific area, or by keeping it away. The more leaves a barndoor set has, or the longer the leaves, the more precisely the beam of light can be controlled.
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MFG# 1037
Samy's Part# WESC1037
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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# APA0191A30
Samy's Part# S-068297
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The Aputure F10 Barndoors for LS 600d Fresnel Attachment
offer a means to control the 15 to 45° beam spread range of the Fresnel. Simply swing one or more leaves into the beam path to light areas you want and to keep light from areas you don't want illuminated. The 8-leaf design gives even greater...
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MFG# 149066
Samy's Part# MATT149066
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Open End Frames are made of spring steel with a 3/8" pin and support which can be used to hang the Scrim from the C-Stand handle when not in use. The two upright arms of the frame are slotted at the two open ends to retain the piano wire woven through the fabric to make up the fourth side of the...
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MFG# 100975
Samy's Part# S-029903
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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 Shallow Silver Umbrella sticks out from the crowd since it is remarkably reliable and sturdy for its small size and lightweight....
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MFG# 100974
Samy's Part# S-029126
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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# 1989
Samy's Part# S-041228
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This double-laminated, reversible Westcott Scrim Jim Cine Silver/White Bounce Fabric (4 x 6 ft.) is for use with a 4' x 6' Scrim Jim Cine Frame. Heavy-duty touch fastener lines the Scrim Jim Cine Silver and White Bounce Fabric, allowing for quick placement on the Scrim Jim Cine Frame. Scrim Jim...
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MFG# 1772
Samy's Part# S-041176
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This high-quality, Westcott Scrim Jim Cine 3/4-Stop Diffuser Fabric (6 x 6 ft.) is for use with a 6’ x 6’ Scrim Jim Cine Frame. Heavy-duty touch fastener lines the Scrim Jim Cine 3/4-Stop Silk Diffuser Fabric, allowing for quick placement on the Scrim Jim Cine Frame. To soften and diffuse any...
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MFG# 1771
Samy's Part# S-041171
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The Westcott Scrim Jim Cine 1/4-Stop Diffuser Fabric (6 x 6 ft.) give you the ability to precisely soften any light source that you encounter. Designed with only the best diffusion fabrics available, Scrim Jim Cine diffusers are pure in color and will not alter the color temperature of your light...
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MFG# 103904
Samy's Part# S-072942
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LA Rag House 40 x 40 in. Solid Flag (Black) has tig welded 1/4″ solid rod stainless steel frame with radius corners, 16oz black commando cloth, and webbing on all 4 sides.
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MFG# 549120
Samy's Part# MATT549120
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The flat edges of the Matthews 48x48 In. Diffusion Frame (Knife Blade) make it ideal for quick gel changes with 2 sided tapes. It does not require removing the frame for replacing the gel.

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  • Flat edges for sticking double sided tape
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MFG# 549121
Samy's Part# MATT549121
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The flat edges of these frames make them ideal for quick gel changes with 2 sided tape.
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MFG# 149566
Samy's Part# MATT149566
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Open End Frames are made of spring steel with a 3/8" pin and support which can be used to hang the Scrim from the C-Stand handle when not in use. The two upright arms of the frame are slotted at the two open ends to retain the piano wire woven through the fabric to make up the fourth side of the...
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MFG# 1036
Samy's Part# WESC1036
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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# 309084
Samy's Part# MATT309084
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MFG# APE0120A3A
Samy's Part# S-061143
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Made exclusively for
Aputure LS C120d, LS C120d II, LS C300d, the Apurture Fresnel 2X Attachment offers a beam spread that's variable from 12 to 40 degrees. A valuable bi-product of this enhanced design is its ability to intensify the output of the light! Aputure's LS 120d II, for example, is...
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MFG# 101642
Samy's Part# S-060806
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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# 1810
Samy's Part# S-012544
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The fabric is designed to fit the Scrim Jim modular diffusion and reflection system. Diffusing just 3/4-stop of light, this diffusion silk offers just a hint of diffusion. Perfect for overcast days to soften the light ever so slightly.
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MFG# SL-5000-FG
Samy's Part# S-052728
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The Photek SoftLighter Umbrella with Removable 8mm Shaft (46 In.) takes light from your strobe head or mono light, reflects it into its white, silver or gold panel, then softens it again with a diffuser on its way out. This ultra soft umbrella includes one each gold and silver light enhancing...
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MFG# DL1552ZZ
Samy's Part# PHOTDL1552ZZ
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This is a Photoflex 52" (132cm), Soft Gold/White Opaque LiteDisc collapsible reflector. Photoflex LiteDiscs and MultiDiscs are designed for use in the studio, or on location. They add light to shadow areas, add or subtract color casts, or diffuse harsh light. Each LiteDisc has a sturdy spri

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MFG# GSHC7SET
Samy's Part# S-054094
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This set of honeycomb grids includes one each of 10, 20, 30 and 40 degrees. Diameter is 7 inches, designed for a 7 inch reflector.
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MFG# DL154174ZZ
Samy's Part# PHOTDL154174ZZ
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We've spent 15 years perfecting our Litedisc to ensure the best design possible-just one reason we sell more reflectors and diffusers than anyone else in the world.

Flat-guaranteed!-Our Litediscs are guaranteed to be flat to ensure a smooth, even reflection.

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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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