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MFG# 100986
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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# 101711
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The Profoto 4 ft. Soft Zoom Diffuser 120
easily attaches to the front of the Soft Zoom Reflector 120. It creates a softer, more diffuse light. The diffuser will also work as a neutral density filter when you're working with low apertures or long exposures. Made of high-quality materials for du...
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MFG# 900649
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Attachment for new Zoom and former Standard Zoom reflector to mount grids, filters and the Snoot
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MFG# L20008065
Samy's Part# S-047800
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The Arri 30 Degrees Honeycomb Grid for SkyPanel S30 controls the light by reducing the beam angle to approximately 30 degrees. The grid slides into the S30's primary accessory slot and its honeycomb design also helps to reduce multiple shadows that traditional square louvers would create.

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MFG# 159014
Samy's Part# S-015962
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To keep weight to a minimum and yet get maximum strength, all MSE Solid Frames are made of 3/8" thin wall tubing. The mounting pin is solid rod.

The 48" x 48" frames are made with two "ears" at the bottom to protect fabric when frames are slid in and out of their storage boxes or can be used

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MFG# 201304
Samy's Part# S-060797
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The LA Rag House 12 x 12 ft. Griffolyn (Black/White) has elastic sewn into corners for easy installation. Comes with Ties. Standard Grey Bag included with purchase.
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MFG# L20008048
Samy's Part# S-049017
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Slides into the primary accessory slot this ARRI 4-Chamber Eggcrate Grid for SkyPanel S30 LED Light (60 degrees) is 130 mm thick (5.1 inches) and controls light by limiting the half peak angle to 60 degrees. The eggcrates have a 4, 8 and 16 chamber design for the S30, S60 and S120 - respectively....
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MFG# 100793
Samy's Part# S-051821
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Recommended for use with B1X and B1 OCF flashes and D1 and D2 flash heads, the Profoto OCF Magnum Reflector allows you adjust the beam angle of these lights from 40 to 80 degrees by moving the reflector back and forth along the body of the light. Great for long-throw use, the highly reflective...
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MFG# 100984
Samy's Part# S-036030
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The Profoto Deep Small Umbrella (33", Silver) 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# APA0172A30
Samy's Part# S-068229
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Compatible with the F10 barndoors, the Aputure F10 Fresnel Attachment for LS 600d LED Light
allows smooth focusing of the light's beam spread from a tight 15° to a 45° medium flood. The Fresnel's design has built-in ventilation to prevent overheating while thwarting spill light.
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MFG# 159015
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The Matthews Solid Frame Scrim White Artificial Silk (48x48 In.) is a handy accessory to keep weight to a minimum and yet get maximum strength, all Matthews Solid Frames are made of 3/8" thin wall tubing. The mounting pin is solid rod. Matthews Solid Frames...
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MFG# 159013
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To keep weight to a minimum and yet get maximum strength, the Matthews 48x48 In. Solid Frame Scrim (Black Single) is made of 3/8" thin wall tubing. The mounting pin is solid rod. Matthews Solid Frames are black powder coated to minimize reflections. All Matthews...
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MFG# SB-84WFG
Samy's Part# S-045543
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Take control over the harsh brilliance of naked sunlight with the new, Photek Sunbuster SB-84WFG 84 In. Umbrella Kit. The kit includes the SB-84WWC white wind-defying 84" cover with pole and the SB-84HDS Heavy Duty Swivel, also included is the SB-84WCB carry bag. Open and tilt its wide, wide expanse...
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MFG# 001
Samy's Part# S-063558
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Lightweight and portable, the V-Flat World Foldable V-Flat (Black/White) is a fresh take on the well known V-Flat. The V-Flat is white on one side to reflect, and black on the opposite side to block and/or subtract light. Each board is approximately 40 x 80 x 0.5". Opened fully yields an 80 x...
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MFG# 200214
Samy's Part# S-056407
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The La Rag House 8 x 8 ft. Half Soft Frost Texture elastic sewn into corners for easy installation. Comes with ties. Standard Grey Bag included with purchase.
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MFG# 100651
Samy's Part# S-002462
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Use the Grid & Filter Holder to attach the Profoto Snoot to your Zoom Reflector, and voilà, you have a powerful spot at your disposal! Many photographers use it to create striking highlights in their portraits or for product photographs with meticulous details. Note that the Snoot cannot be...
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MFG# 101561
Samy's Part# S-001134
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The Profoto Frosted Glass Dome for the D1 Monolight protects the flashtube of the D1 without affecting the color or intensity of the light. This dome snaps into place over the flashtube assembly.
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MFG# 102402504825
Samy's Part# S-080659
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The
Rosco 48 in. x 25 ft. E-Colour #250 1/2 White Diffusion (Roll) is part of a comprehensive system of European color filters for film and video production. E-Colour consists of every possible color and and material for color effects, alteration, diffusion, and reflection. Whether you are in...
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MFG# 102401294825
Samy's Part# S-080657
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The
Rosco 48 in. x 25 ft. E-Colour #129 Heavy Frost (Roll) is part of a comprehensive system of European color filters for film and video production. E-Colour consists of every possible color and and material for color effects, alteration, diffusion, and reflection. Whether you are in film or...
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MFG# 201399
Samy's Part# S-067248
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The LA Rag House 8 x 8 ft. Bounce Fabric (White/Black) has elastic sewn into corners for easy installation. It comes with ties and standard grey bag.
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MFG# 4650
Samy's Part# S-079496
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Need more light coverage with your Optical Spot? This 50mm lens illuminates a broad area from a short distance, providing head-to-toe lighting for striking full-body portraits. Perfect for small photo studios, this wide-angle lens can illuminate your entire background with light patterns that
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MFG# 5333
Samy's Part# S-074800
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The Westcott Eyelighter 3 (Silver/Black & Sunlight/White)
is a high-quality reflector featuring reversible silver/black and sunlight/white fabrics. It allows you to achieve beautiful clamshell lighting with a single light source. The arc-shaped design matches the natural curvature of the human...
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MFG# 1787
Samy's Part# S-041235
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This Westcott Scrim Jim Cine Solid Black Block Fabric (8 x 8 ft.) is for use with a 8' x 8' Scrim Jim Cine Frame. Heavy-duty touch fastener lines the Scrim Jim Cine Black Block Fabric, allowing for quick placement on the Scrim Jim Cine Frame. Scrim Jim Cine's black block fabric is constructed...
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MFG# EL26167
Samy's Part# ELINEL26167
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The Elinchrom Softlite 27 In. Reflector (Silver) is one of the accessories that created the Elinchrom legacy and is ideal for beauty and portrait work, this silver finishing offers extra contrast for stunning images. The included Deflector Set can modify the colour and softness.

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MFG# APB0179A30
Samy's Part# S-074219
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Barndoors for Nova P600c LED Panel are specifically designed for the Nova P600c LED panel and slide directly into the fixture's accessory slots. They allow you to quickly shape the light, adjust the panel's illuminance area, and include fabric light leak covers to eliminate excess light...
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MFG# 101129
Samy's Part# S-066603
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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# 101127
Samy's Part# S-066601
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The Profoto OCF II Barndoors is a compact and portable light shaping tool made for creative photographers on the go. The durable Profoto rubber collar mount together with the strong and durable metal clasp, attach safely and easily onto any Profoto Off-Camera (OCF) flash. The four barndoors are
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MFG# 149061
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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# 1997
Samy's Part# S-041236
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The Westcott Scrim Jim Cine Floppy Cutter Fabric (4 x 8 ft.) is the essential light control tool for run-and-gun filmmakers, directors of photography, and on-the-go cinematographers. This versatile fabric can be used to block light and flag both studio and ambient lighting. By simply expanding...
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MFG# 1917
Samy's Part# S-041207
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The Westcott Scrim Jim Cine 1/2-Stop Grid Cloth Diffuser Fabric (8 x 8 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...
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MFG# 1782
Samy's Part# S-041177
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This high-quality, Westcott Scrim Jim Cine 3/4-Stop Diffuser Fabric (8 x 8 ft.) is for use with a 8’ x 8’ 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# 101308
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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# GSFRF901M
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With a collar/mounting ring design that fits all Profoto standard flash heads, the GTX Studio 50-Degree Magnum Reflector for Profoto
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The Lastolite 55 in. Joe McNally 4-in-1 Umbrella is the largest ‘mid-sized’ umbrella available, 140cm (55”) open. It features four different lighting options (silver bounce, white bounce, translucent shoot through and translucent shoot through with square mask. The Joe McNally 4 in 1 Umbrella offers un-rivalled
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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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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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