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ImpactUmbrella Bracket
 
4.4

(based on 237 reviews)

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    (126)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (88)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (144)
  • Easy to set up (133)
  • Reliable (120)
  • Consistent (74)
  • Easy to setup (33)

Cons

  • Unreliable (5)
  • Short lifespan (3)

Best Uses

  • Portraits (142)
  • Photography (133)
  • Artificial lighting (126)
  • Strobe lighting (122)
  • Weddings (62)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (87), Pro photographer (55), Photo enthusiast (38), Casual photographer (10), Photography student (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (187)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Umbrella Bracket by Impact

Easy to use. Set up the first time and used a speed light on location with no problems at all.

Easy to use. Set up the first time and used a speed light on location with no problems at all.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Doesn't hold my SB600 securely

I'm using this bracket on a tripod, to hold an SB600 and a 60" softlighter. It works great for the softlighter, and seems to be fine with the tripod, but it...Read complete review

I'm using this bracket on a tripod, to hold an SB600 and a 60" softlighter. It works great for the softlighter, and seems to be fine with the tripod, but it does NOT hold my SB600 nicely. There's no hole for the pin that would keep it in place on the camera, and the bracket's set screw doesn't hit in the right place to hold the speedlight firmly. If it's at much of a slant, it's at risk of falling out. (did once!) I just about sent it back, but have kludged it with a piece of cardboard.

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5.0

Wish I purchased this item Months ago

By Dee

from Georgia

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Set Up
  • Lightweight
  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Photography
    • Portraits
    • Weddings

    Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

    Works well

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Solid, Dependable, and the Price is Righ

    By Russ

    from Manitou Springs, Colorado

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Lightweight
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

      What I said.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Good stuff at a reasonable price

      By Russ

      from Leesburg, Florida

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Artificial Lighting
        • Portraits
        • Weddings

        Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

        Most umbrella brackets in this price range have stops that keep you from doing precise positioning. This is a very flexible bracket at a very reasonable price.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Worked so well I bought another

        By Captain Kirk

        from San Francisco

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Artificial Lighting
          • Photography

          Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

          I recently purchased one of these and it worked so well I got another one. Durable, easy to use and adjustable to just about every angle I need. It is a versatile addition to my production bag.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          WHAT I NEED

          By CARLOS

          from SAINT LOUIS PARK MN

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Artificial Lighting
            • Photography
            • Portraits

            Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

            STRONG, EASY TO USE. THE ONLY REASON FOR NOT GIVING THE 5TH STAR IS THAT THE FLASH IS KIND HARD TO SLIDE IN AND OUT OF THE SHOE MOUNT.

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            • No

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            4.0

            heavy duty

            By Tina

            from Michigan

            Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

            This bracket is very sturdy & will hold a large umbrella easily. I plan to try it with a large soft box as well.

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            5.0

            A Must Have Accessory!

            By Frank Mari Photography

            from Carmel, NY

            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 Impact Umbrella Bracket:

              This is one of those accessories that is a must-have for off-camera flash. The large locking handle makes it easy to adjust the head. The angled unbrella-shaft hole keeps the flash pretty much aligned with the center of the umbrella for even light spread. It comes with various removeable and reversable adapters for different stands. And, it's only around $ !

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              • No

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              4.0

              Muy práctica

              By Focusindgtl.

              from República Dominicana

              Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

              Es u elemento muy práctico y fácil de instalar. En algunas posiciones se debe quitar piezas lo que provocaría pérdidas de las mismas. Aun así es una excelente pieza a elegir si se le sabe cuidar.

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              5.0

              Great bracket!

              By EddieSNYC

              from New York, NY

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Easy To Set Up
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Artificial Lighting
                • Photography
                • Portraits
                • Strobe Lighting

                Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

                This is a simple, straight-forward accessory that is definitely a must-have. I needed an attachment to use with an umbrella and speedlight / wireless receiver combo and this does the job quite nicely. Versatile, well made and easily adjustable. I would definitely recommend it.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Such a deal

                By Don

                from Co

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Easy To Set Up
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

                  I use it in combo for a softbox set-up.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Great buy!

                  By Victor

                  from Brooklyn, NY

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Easy To Set Up
                  • Good Price Values
                  • Lightweight
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Artificial Lighting
                    • Home Studio Setup
                    • Photography
                    • Portraits
                    • Strobe Lighting

                    Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

                    I use this product to mound an umbrella on a flash.
                    Great quality and use ability

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Solid mounting bracket.

                    By Gepdk

                    from U.S.

                    Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

                    Great mounting bracket with options for what and where you are mounting something. Build quality is great!

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                    5.0

                    Quality Bracket From Impact

                    By dunamis

                    from Alabama

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Photography
                      • Portraits

                      Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

                      Will made quality bracket. I have been very please with the Impact purchases that I have made.

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                      • No

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                      4.0

                      Good Basic Bracket for the Money

                      By Kevin Moran

                      from Atlanta, GA

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Easy To Set Up
                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                      • Tough To Lock Down Flash

                      Best Uses

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

                      Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

                      This flash/umbrella bracket works well and is a good value for the money. Made of hard shell plastic, very durable and all of the knobs and handles are well built and function easily. It fits most standard light stands. My only complaint is that my Nikon Speedlight doesn't lock down tight on the cold shoe - however, that may be more of an issue with the Speedlight locking mechanism rather than the bracket.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Great umbrella bracket

                      By Corchord

                      from Nashville, TN

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Easy To Set Up
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Photography
                        • Portraits

                        Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

                        This bracket was just what I needed and is so easy to use.

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                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Nice Bracket - Does the job.

                        By GBPIX

                        from Atlanta, GA

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Consistent
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Portraits

                          Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

                          Came in the Impact 24"x24" Quick box kit. Does the job and works well.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          adopts almost any strobe

                          By Rick

                          from Cheshire CT

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Set Up
                          • Lightweight
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Portraits

                            Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

                            fully adjustable. Adapts well to attach a speedlight to a 24 inch softbox

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Umbrella Bracket by Impact ( excellent )

                            By nico

                            from Trinidad and Tobago

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Consistent
                            • Easy To Set Up
                            • Lightweight
                            • Reliable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Photography
                              • Portraits
                              • Weddings

                              Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

                              Great and sturdy bracket for flashes and umbrellas.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Good bang for your buck!

                              By Harold@UE

                              from Van Nuys, CA

                              About Me Pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Set Up
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Strobist

                                Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

                                I use this to mount a speedlite and umbrella to a light stand. This is a great product to own if you are doing any type of strobist work. It may look and feel cheap, but it is sturdy and gets the job done.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Works great!

                                By H4D

                                from Birmingham, AL

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Consistent
                                • Easy To Set Up
                                • Lightweight
                                • Reliable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

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

                                  Comments about Impact Umbrella Bracket:

                                  I bought the Impact softbox kit, I didn't know why one cost more than the other till I put it together. I soon realized that the umbrella piece was missing cause I bought the cheaper package. I highly recommend getting this piece in the softbox kit in order to have to avoid buying it separately. It's very handy.

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                                  • Yes

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