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Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White)

B&H # MOMD220 Mfr # MD220
You Pay: $299.00
Product Highlights
  • Requires Speed Ring

The Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Reflector has a unique patented design that captures and focuses light with maximum efficiency. It is shaped to intercept all paths of light, no matter which direction they leave the flash tube, and redirect them toward the subject. This is a big improvement on most square boxlights, which can only focus a portion of the light available.

This is the Demi, 22" model with a white reflective surface. Its size is perfect for portraits, and mounts to your strobe head via your Chimera, Photoflex, or other brand Speed Ring Insert -- available separately.

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Mola Euro and Demi create an even core of light surrounded by a smoothly graduated feathered edge... about a half a stop difference from the center to outer edge.
The handle combines a stand adapter and a handgrip in one which evenly distributes the weight of the reflector, balancing and stabilizing the reflector solidly over a light stand or boom.
Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White)
  • 22" Reflector
  • Perforated Aluminum Diffuser
  • Front Nylon Diffuser
  • Set Mounting Hardware, Spacers and Compression Ring
  • Note:Required Speed Ring not included

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    MolaDemi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White)
     
    4.8

    (based on 40 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (33)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Reliable (26)
    • Easy to set up (23)
    • Consistent (21)
    • Lightweight (18)
    • Durable (6)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Portraits (28)
      • Photography (19)
      • Strobe lighting (17)
      • Artificial lighting (10)
      • Weddings (5)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Semi-pro photographer (20), Pro photographer (13), Photo enthusiast (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
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      5.0

      Wonderful soft light

      By BZ

      from Seattle, WA

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

          Well constructed and produces wonderful soft light paired with my Einstein. Make sure you remember to get the Alienbee speed ring to secure the connection if you have an Einstein monolight. Hang this beauty dish with Avenger a2030d, d600 boom arm and E700 Baby Drop Down Pin. The E700 for attaching the light upside down to have easier way to angle the beauty dish from above. It was also easy to put together by watching the instructions video that comes with the dish.

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          5.0

          Best beauty dish I have used.

          By jlauritsen

          from Maryland

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Photography
            • Portraits

            Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

            I've used several beauty dishes over the years. Some DIY, some on the lower end of costs. Sold or dismantled all of those so I could get this. The quality of light is beautiful.

            Putting it together took a bit of time when it first arrived, but it's a once and done thing. If you buy brand specific to your light, then you don't have this step, but buying an off brand, and you have to put it together. I use Elinchrom lights, so I had to make sure I got the Elinchrom Speedring.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Mola Demi with Lastolite bracket

            By opawchicago1975

            from Chicago

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Pros

            • Easy To Set Up

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Artificial Lighting
              • Portraits
              • Strobe Lighting
              • Weddings

              Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

              I'm so happy with my Mola demi coz I can hook up my Lastolite Ezybox Mark ll bracket in 5 mins.So I have some option with it.Very High quality item sturdy it will long last.

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              5.0

              magnificentbol beauté

              By Franckb-photos.book.

              from France

              Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

              Le top tout simplement

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              5.0

              Excellent

              By D Kidner

              from Perth, ON

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Artificial Lighting
                • Portraits
                • Strobe Lighting

                Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

                I am using the Mola Demi for Fashion and Beauty. I really like the quality of light and the catchlight it produces!
                Excellent material and build quality.

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                5.0

                Stunning Light!

                By KBGoodtimes

                from Melbourne, FL

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Easy To Set Up
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Artificial Lighting
                  • Photography
                  • Portraits
                  • Strobe Lighting

                  Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

                  Simply amazing. I was pretty happy with my Paul Buff BD when used with Einstein's. The frosted dome helped much better than the WhiteLightning bare tube. But put the Mola Demi on an Einstein and it will bring tears to your eyes. Such a smooth glorious light. It is hard for anyone to look bad under this light. Can't recommend it enough. I am saving for the Euro now.

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                  5.0

                  A Must Have!

                  By OS

                  from Glenview, IL

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Photography
                    • Portraits

                    Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

                    My first beauty dish. I read about many other similar products but decided on this as it is very sturdy and a quality product. Compliments various other light modifiers such as my large octa. I ended up getting the opal glass to help soften the center hot spot. Used mainly for head shots, but can be feathered to include a bit more. Still learning at this point but I like the results. When in close as it should be, it creates an intimate environment between the model and the photographer. Other accessories are available but still learning with this set up which will work for almost anything. A front diffuser is also included to try to soften the light some more. Setup time was a little long since I had no previous experience with other Mola products, but it came with an instructional DVD and other resources are available on the Mola website and other places.

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                    4.0

                    light quality

                    By Liubr

                    from Taipei Taiwan

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Portraits
                      • Strobe Lighting

                      Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

                      Compare to chimera beauty dish 2,mola demi's(white) light quality is more shaper than chimera, more contrast than chimera beauty dish 2, I preference mola demi for location lighting,chimera beauty dish 2 for studio main light, Both of them is good light quality for difference use.

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                      5.0

                      Simple to use, Easy to Control

                      By Blue Coral Photography

                      from Osoyoos, BC

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Easy To Set Up
                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Artificial Lighting
                        • Photography
                        • Portraits
                        • Strobe Lighting
                        • Weddings

                        Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

                        Perfect for on location work where an umbrella or softbox would blow over, the Demi can handle more rough locations.

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                        4.0

                        Clean and clear. Lovely.

                        By Max Milne

                        from Melbourne, Australia

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Lightweight
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                        • Setup could be easier

                        Best Uses

                        • Artificial Lighting
                        • Fashion
                        • Photography
                        • Portraits

                        Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

                        I use the product to shoot people. I've only wistnessed it in fashion and portraits and the real Rembrant style lighting it achieves is tremendous.

                        The ability to swap in and out different attachments for all lighting brands is a plus. Meaning if you go sell it or change lighting brands it is easy to do.

                        The only downside is finding an appropreiate carry and protector bag at a reasonable. Also they should add a PDF 'how to a fix a bracket to the light' on there website.

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                        4.0

                        Quality light

                        By D800

                        from Dallas tx

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Set Up
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Portraits
                          • Strobe Lighting
                          • Weddings

                          Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

                          Happy with the result.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Great Beauty Dish for outdoor photograph

                          By Ismaeil Alsalman

                          from Riyadh KSA

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Consistent
                          • Easy To Set Up
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Outdoor photography
                            • Photography
                            • Portraits

                            Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

                            After about a year of experience.
                            Lighting distributed everywhere evenly. I liked this feature.

                            Heavy weight of the dish.

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                            5.0

                            I use it with Elinchrom

                            By Roman

                            from Miami, FL

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Beauty
                                • Studio

                                Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

                                I use it with Elinchrom lights.
                                I purchased two speed ring adapters:
                                Chimera Speed Ring for Elinchrom (Resin) and
                                Norman 812635 Speed Ring Adapter for Elinchrom.
                                With Norman flash bulb was siting deep behind opening of refector. Chimera allowed the bulb to come more forward and I belive it helps to get little more lite out of it.
                                On the other hand. Normans SR was easy to install and Chimera's requires a little driling.
                                I wasn't sure what grid will work with this dish and I bought 'Honeycomb Grid, 22" 35 Degrees by Speedotron' and it fits perfectly.

                                BD this size is perfect for studio beauty pictures.

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                                5.0

                                lots friends will buy it soon

                                By Charlie

                                from TIANJIN OF CHINA

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Consistent
                                • Easy To Set Up
                                • Lightweight
                                • Reliable

                                Cons

                                • Inconsistent Output

                                Best Uses

                                • Photography
                                • Strobe Lighting

                                Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

                                can not find any good stuff like this in here ,even everythings is cheap,but not good .i m an international buyer,transprot was very important, but B&H and UPS did it very well, many Thankx!

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                                5.0

                                Beauty dishes don't fly away outside!!

                                By Flex

                                from Guam

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Consistent
                                • Reliable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Photography
                                  • Portraits
                                  • Strobe Lighting

                                  Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

                                  I use this beauty dish for on location shoots. I use this for my main light and another one from PCB for my fill light. Coupled with my AB800 and 1600 the results are breathtaking. The construction of this dish compared to my HOBD are night and and day!! It doesn't feel or look cheap!! I suggest purchasing the mola speedring if you're using Alien Bees. Yes it's pricey compared to others, but it was money well spent. I'll have this dish for a long time. I'm already saving for the Mola Setti!!

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                                  5.0

                                  Beatutiful Light

                                  By Motofoto

                                  from Los Angeles, CA

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Consistent
                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Reliable

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Artificial Lighting
                                    • Photography
                                    • Portraits
                                    • Strobe Lighting

                                    Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

                                    I photograph mostly people and this has become pretty much the only light modifier I use now. I use it in the studio as well as outdoors on location. The quality of light is beautiful. The light characteristics range from soft with a pop of specular highlights to very soft when you through the included diffusion sock on. My only minor gripe is that the mounting of a speedring and the baffle/diffusion disk is a little difficult. The instructions could be a little more illustrative. Other than that, a fantastic product that lives up its reputation.

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                                    5.0

                                    No regrets

                                    By Full Stop Photo

                                    from Irvine, CA

                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Consistent
                                    • Easy To Set Up
                                    • Reliable
                                    • Well built quality

                                    Cons

                                    • Pricey

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Beauty lighting
                                    • Photography

                                    Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

                                    I finally decided to upgrade my Paul Buff beauty dish because of uneven lighting I was getting and narrowed it down to the Speedotron and Mola dishes. They're very similar but I decided to go with the Mola and don't regret it. Have been very happy with the results so far.

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                                    5.0

                                    I would buy this product again and again

                                    By jian

                                    from zhejiang,china

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Consistent
                                    • Easy To Set Up
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Reliable

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Photography
                                      • Strobe Lighting

                                      Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

                                      i come from china , The perfect product, excellent service

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                                      5.0

                                      Wonderfully Crafted

                                      By budrowilson

                                      from TN

                                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Set Up
                                      • Reliable
                                      • Rugged

                                      Cons

                                      • Expensive

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Photography
                                      • Portraits
                                      • Strobe Lighting

                                      Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

                                      If your previous experience with beauty dishes has anything to do with the PCB HOBD, you'll be happy to know that beauty dishes can be a relatively rugged piece of equipment. The Mola Demi is a wonderfully crafted piece of equipment that will probably last longer than most of my photography purchases.

                                      The way it shapes light is quite unique; it's somewhat difficult to describe. Having agonized over this purchase for quite some time, I can honestly say I have no regrets. It is indeed a worthwhile investment.

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                                      4.0

                                      Slightly warmer Color Temperature.

                                      By Mike

                                      from Xenia, Ohio

                                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                      Verified Reviewer

                                      Pros

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Portraits

                                          Comments about Mola Demi 22" "Beauty Dish" Soft Lite Reflector (White):

                                          Very high quality well made dish. It needs to be noted that the color temperature is slightly warmer than other dishes.

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