The Heavy Duty Umbrella Holder features metal construction. A twist of the adjustment handle allows the photographer to set the position, horizontal or vertical, of the umbrella and flash to accommodate the shooting situation. The adjustable poly carbonate shoe accepts any of the different size feet of the popular speedlites on the market today for a secure fit and ensuring that there will be no misfires. Shoe is removable leaving a 1/4-20 male thread. The umbrella holder features a removable spigot that has a female 3/8" thread and includes a 1/4-20 brass bushing for mounting on tripods or light stands. When the spigot is removed, the holder can mount directly to a light stand that has either a 3/8" or 5/8" spigot.