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Smith-VictorULM45 Umbrella and Light Mount (120V AC)
 
4.6

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (10)
  • Attaches securely (5)
  • Lightweight (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • General purpose (8)
  • Indoors (8)
  • Low light (4)
  • Portraits (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (6), Semi-pro photographer (4), Photo enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (11)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Find for Learning to Use Flashes

My son works as a video production assistant and I have been thinking a lot about posing subjects, after years doing mostly landscape and travel photography. He bought a set of lights, umbrellas...Read complete review

My son works as a video production assistant and I have been thinking a lot about posing subjects, after years doing mostly landscape and travel photography. He bought a set of lights, umbrellas and stands at a pawn shop. One of these mounts and flash sets was among the stuff and I found it fascinating. They give me an inexpensive and effective tool for practicing lighting techniques that have frustrated me for a long time.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Smith Victor ULM45 Umbrella & Light Moun

I was not able to use this product because it is not intended for use with incadescent photoflood bulbs. I was allowed to return product for credit.

I was not able to use this product because it is not intended for use with incadescent photoflood bulbs. I was allowed to return product for credit.

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5.0

Great value for essential lighting

By bgold

from atlanta, ga

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Comments about Smith-Victor ULM45 Umbrella and Light Mount (120V AC):

Can't beat the price. Would pay a little more if there were a dimmer, but I can add that for a few bucks.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

A+

By Emanuel

from San Sebastian, PR

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors
    • Portraits

    Comments about Smith-Victor ULM45 Umbrella and Light Mount (120V AC):

    Good

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Perfect

    By Gary

    from San Diego

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attaches Securely
    • Durable
    • Long-Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General Use

      Comments about Smith-Victor ULM45 Umbrella and Light Mount (120V AC):

      I am new to photography (three years). When I purchase equipment, I want to pay a fair price and get a product that will last and be able to be around clients. This part is reasonably priced and professional.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      "The perfect fit"

      By Little Lydia

      from Jackson, GA

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely
      • Durable
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • General Use

        Comments about Smith-Victor ULM45 Umbrella and Light Mount (120V AC):

        I use the umbrella light mount with my Smith-Victor Flash Lite set in my home studio. The swivel angle makes it perfect to direct light on the subject. It's lightweight and easy to store when not in use and is the perfect fit for my small in home studio.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Fantastic product

        By JoeNathan

        from Los Angeles CA

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attaches Securely
        • Durable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Use
          • Indoors

          Comments about Smith-Victor ULM45 Umbrella and Light Mount (120V AC):

          I purchased 4 of these and love them. For the money, they're a fantastic deal and they feel like they'll stand up to a reasonable amount of use. I've got 50 watt quartz halogen PAR bulbs in them and the bulb holder (plastic) gets warm enough that I wouldn't think about using a bulb as high as 500 watts which they say they're rated for... but that's just my opinion. Anyway, I'm very happy with them.

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          • No

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          4.0

          Simple accesory, but great and helpful!

          By Nunu

          from Mexico City

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Small
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • General Use
            • Indoors
            • Low Light
            • Night Time
            • Portraits

            Comments about Smith-Victor ULM45 Umbrella and Light Mount (120V AC):

            This little thing can be very useful for mounting a backlight or fill light in any room or exterior... a little catchlight maybe. I can use the same tripods I use with my Speedlites.

            I hope they last.

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            • No

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            5.0

            lamp holder

            By misterbman

            from sna francisco, ca

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attaches Securely
            • Durable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • General Use

              Comments about Smith-Victor ULM45 Umbrella and Light Mount (120V AC):

              Withe influx of low power consumption quality LED lamps with an Edison base, there is a need in the market place for lamp holders than can be placed on film industry grip or lighting stands.

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              • No

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Light mount works great

              By Don Z

              from Portland Oregon

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Lightweight
              • Long-Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • General Use
                • Indoors
                • Portraits

                Comments about Smith-Victor ULM45 Umbrella and Light Mount (120V AC):

                I have four of these units for my strobes and to support backgrounds
                They are nicely made and the cost is great for a casual photographer.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Good Product

                By Skel

                from Toronto

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attaches Securely
                • Durable
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use

                  Comments about Smith-Victor ULM45 Umbrella and Light Mount (120V AC):

                  Good Product, great for fill lights

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Smith Victor ULM45 Umbrella & Light Moun

                  By forffun

                  from San Francisco

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Smith-Victor ULM45 Umbrella and Light Mount (120V AC):

                  I was not able to use this product because it is not intended for use with incadescent photoflood bulbs. I was allowed to return product for credit.

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                  5.0

                  Great Gear!!

                  By legazy

                  from Baltimore, MD

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Smith-Victor ULM45 Umbrella and Light Mount (120V AC):

                  Wonderful Product!

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                  4.0

                  Solid build

                  By Lindsay

                  from New London N. H.

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attach Securely
                  • Durable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • General Use
                    • Indoors
                    • Low Light

                    Comments about Smith-Victor ULM45 Umbrella and Light Mount (120V AC):

                    Excellent build and agood value

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

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                    5.0

                    Great Find for Learning to Use Flashes

                    By JDLPhotography

                    from Knoxville, TN

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Convenient
                    • Effective
                    • Portable

                    Cons

                    • NONE

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors
                    • Learning tool
                    • Low Light

                    Comments about Smith-Victor ULM45 Umbrella and Light Mount (120V AC):

                    My son works as a video production assistant and I have been thinking a lot about posing subjects, after years doing mostly landscape and travel photography. He bought a set of lights, umbrellas and stands at a pawn shop. One of these mounts and flash sets was among the stuff and I found it fascinating. They give me an inexpensive and effective tool for practicing lighting techniques that have frustrated me for a long time.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    simple low budget and very effective

                    By postpounder

                    from marinette, wi.

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable

                    Cons

                    • None at this time

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors
                    • Low Light

                    Comments about Smith-Victor ULM45 Umbrella and Light Mount (120V AC):

                    If you want to save some money these work great with the screw in slave flash.

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                    • No

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Very versatile

                    By zener

                    from midlothian, va.

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attach Securely
                    • Durable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Indoors

                      Comments about Smith-Victor ULM45 Umbrella and Light Mount (120V AC):

                      This product allows the direction and slope of the flash or continuous unit to be adjusted very easily. For the price, it is excellent. Well made and versatile.

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      This solves a big problem.

                      By Paparazi

                      from SF Bay Area

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy Setup
                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Artificial Lighting
                        • Photography
                        • Strobe Lighting

                        Comments about Smith-Victor ULM45 Umbrella and Light Mount (120V AC):

                        I purchased these to replace the clamp on lights that will not stay where you place them. This is a great item! They are absolutely what the doctor ordered for small slave strobes and the 40watt reflector lights. Should have found then a long time ago.

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