Umbrellas soften, broaden, and diminish the light output of any tungsten or flash light source. Umbrellas with a white interior will soften and weaken light more than an umbrella with a silver lining.
Choosing umbrella size is determined by the size of the subject, and the strength of the light supply being used. Choosing an umbrella surface is as subjective as choosing a paint and brush.
This is a large 4' diameter umbrella with a white interior. An optional, separate umbrella bracket and stand are suggested, for optimum support when using it with your light fixture.