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MFG# L20039438
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Direct the light beam evenly spread around the fixture while using the Arri Orbiter Dome Mini
. The dome mini mounts onto the Orbiter light using a standard QLM (Quick Lighting Mount) and directs the light to an omnidirectional beam with minimal loss in light quality or intensity. The compact dome...
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MFG# 149058
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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# RF9-KIT
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The Savage 43 In. 9-in-1 Reflector Kit with Stand offers superior control over ambient and studio lighting with 9 versatile surfaces to help achieve any desired look, including Translucent, Gold, Silver, Daylight, Black, White, Gray, Chroma Green & Blue. Gray reflector provides 18% gray for accurate...
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The convenience of an umbrella meets the control of a softbox. Built on an umbrella frame, the Halo light modifiers set up in seconds. No additional parts, no need for a speedring, and no extra pieces to lug around. The Halo series takes simplicity to a whole new level. opening up just like an...
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MFG# 2471
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The Westcott 40 Degree Fabric Grid for the 28 In. Apollo is made up of cells that control off-axis light in 4 directions while still maintaining the soft quality you want from a large light source. By focusing light through a grid, you eliminate both light spill and lens flare simultaneously for...
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MFG# 2472
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The Westcott 40 Degree Fabric Grid for the 43 In. Apollo is made up of cells that control off-axis light in 4 directions while still maintaining the soft quality you want from a large light source. By focusing light through a grid, you eliminate both light spill and lens flare simultaneously for precise...
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MFG# 1817
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The Westcott Scrim Jim Cine Single Net Fabric (4 x 4 ft.) is for use with a 4' x 4' Scrim Jim Cine Frame. Heavy-duty touch fastener lines the Scrim Jim Cine Single Net Fabric, allowing for quick placement on the Scrim Jim Cine Frame. Seamless Scrim Jim Cine nets are available in high-quality single...
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MFG# 1915
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The Westcott Scrim Jim Cine 1/2-Stop Grid Cloth Diffuser Fabric (4 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...
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MFG# 1909
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This high-quality, Westcott Scrim Jim Cine 1-1/4-Stop Diffuser 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 1-1/4 Silk Diffuser Fabric, allowing for quick placement on the Scrim Jim Cine Frame. To soften and diffuse any light...
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MFG# 1886
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The Westcott Scrim Jim Cine Frame Set (1 x 2 ft.) fits your light for durable mounting solution. Designed with riveted Velcro edging on parallel sides of each Scrim Jim Cine tube, Flex mats attach instantly to these frames and can then be paired with your choice of diffusion fabric. The Scrim...
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MFG# 101128
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The Profoto OCF II Snoot dramatically reduces the light spread from your OCF flash, providing a crisp and direct light with a round shape and no spill. Perfect for location shooting, the snoot is soft and easy to fold for compact storage in your bag and unfolds ready for action in a second. It
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MFG# 100960
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Shape sunlight or bounce flash light with handy Profoto 33 In. Collapsible Reflector (Silver/White). The sturdy yet collapsible metal frame is equipped with two ergonomically shaped handles, which makes the Reflectors far easier to fold and hold in various positions. The SunSilver side creates...
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MFG# 100962
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Shape sunlight or bounce flash light with handy Profoto 33 In. Collapsible Reflector (Sunsilver/White). The sturdy yet collapsible metal frame is equipped with two ergonomically shaped handles, which makes the Reflectors far easier to fold and hold in various positions. The SunSilver side creates...
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MFG# 100976
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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# 100972
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The Profoto Shallow Silver Umbrellas are the backbone of many photographers' toolboxes, and understandably so. Umbrellas are affordable, easy to work with and very easy to transport. But Umbrella Shallow sticks out from the crowd since it is remarkably reliable and sturdy for its small size and...
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MFG# 100971
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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 the Profoto Shallow White Umbrella (Small, 33 In.) sticks out from the crowd since it is remarkably reliable and sturdy for its small...
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MFG# 1995
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This Westcott Scrim Jim Cine Solid Black Block Fabric (4 x 4 ft.) is for use with a 4' x 4' 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# 149052
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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# 254639
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It is more than a softbox, it is a Light Shaping Tool. The larger the light source is in relation to the subject, the softer the light will be. This simple fact is perhaps the most important lesson to learn about light. It is also the main reason why our rectangular softboxes come in so many sizes....
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The Dot Line Corp. Matte Box for DSLRs is a simple and affordable rod-mount matte box with a top flag and two side flags. These allow you to keep unwanted light off and out of a lens. The matte box mounts 15mm rods by way of a rod bracket.
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MFG# 531110
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Barndoors attach to the front of a light and are used to restrict light from areas of a set. Arri barndoors are heat resistant and rotatable. 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...
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MFG# L2769730
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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# 101073001720
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Rosco Polarizing Filter is a linear polarizing filler developed for use on lights.

It is most commonly used in photography to reduce glare from smooth reflective surfaces such as glass, water, glossy paper and certain metallic objects.

Rosco Polarizing Filler is not intended to replace a camera

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MFG# DL1152WT
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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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Barndoors attach to the front of a light and are used to restrict light from areas of a set. Arri barndoors are heat resistant and rotatable. 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...
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The larger the light source is in relation to the subject, the softer the light will be. This simple fact is perhaps the most important lesson to learn about light. It is also the main reason why our rectangular softboxes come in so many sizes. With five sizes to choose from, you are guaranteed...
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MFG# 100973
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The Profoto Shallow Translucent Umbrellas are the backbone of many photographers' toolboxes, and understandably so. Umbrellas are affordable, easy to work with and very easy to transport. But Umbrella Shallow sticks out from the crowd since it is remarkably reliable and sturdy for its small size...
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This replacement Opal Glass Diffuser disc mounts in any of the Mola Soft Reflectors, and softens the light output even more. It reduces the light output by 1/3 stop.
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The Profoto Frosted Glass Plate for D1 and B1 Monolights is a standard frosted glass plate for D1 Monolights and B1 Off-Camera flash. it creates an even diffused light. This glass plate is fixed with the help of 3 clips that are part of the D1.
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The rain cover is built to last and protect the ports of Orbiter permanently. Its design nestles up against the back of the Orbiter. The two lateral velcro straps ensure a permanent secure fit. The cable routing allows the use of all existing interfaces.

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MFG# 1914
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The Westcott Scrim Jim Cine 1/2-Stop Grid Cloth Diffuser Fabric (4 x 4 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# 1908
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This high-quality, Westcott Scrim Jim Cine 1-1/4-Stop Diffuser Fabric (4 x 4 ft.) is for use with a 4’ x 4’ Scrim Jim Cine Frame. Heavy-duty touch fastener lines the Scrim Jim Cine 1-1/4 Silk Diffuser Fabric, allowing for quick placement on the Scrim Jim Cine Frame. To soften and diffuse any light...
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This high-quality, Westcott Scrim Jim Cine 3/4-Stop Diffuser Fabric (4 x 4 ft.) is for use with a 4’ x 4’ 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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The Westcott Scrim Jim Cine 1/4-Stop Diffuser Fabric (4 x 4 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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The wide angle internal reflector within each Elinchrom light source smoothly illuminates the complete surface of all umbrellas. Contributing to this is the exceptional quality of our carefully selected fabrics. The Elinchrom 41 In. Umbrella Shallow (Silver) offers a more crispy light providing...
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The Profoto OCF II Filter (Light Lavender) allows you to be super-creative with color on the move. Have fun with colors that range from Rose Pink, Jade and Yellow to Peacock Blue, and naturally balance flash with ambient light with CTO gels, Quarter CTB gels, and Half Plus Green. The magnetic
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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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