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MatthewsSolid Frame Scrim - 48x48" - White Artificial Silk
 
4.7

(based on 10 reviews)

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    (8)

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    (1)

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88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attaches securely (7)
  • Durable (7)
  • Long-lasting (5)
  • Good color value (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • General purpose (4)
  • Indoors (4)
  • Outdoors (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Sweet Consistent Light

Have used various diffusion material. This one finally moves me up to make really nice gradients.

Have used various diffusion material. This one finally moves me up to make really nice gradients.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great frame but has issues

I really like the frames and diffusion panels. Works really well in a c stand. Its so much better than trying to hold the collapsible panels. The only problem is the yellow border...Read complete review

I really like the frames and diffusion panels. Works really well in a c stand. Its so much better than trying to hold the collapsible panels. The only problem is the yellow border around the frame. It shows on any reflective subject. Especially on chrome and polished silver subjects. I will try to put some white tape around it or spray paint the yellow. I cant imagine why they used yellow instead of white or even black??

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5.0

Great diffuser, very big

By thehouseofdon

from Las Vegas, NV

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Good Color Value

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General Use
    • Indoors

    Comments about Solid Frame Scrim - 48x48" - White Artificial Silk:

    This thing works well. My issue is that I use it on-location and is too big to be carrying around all the time. No fault to Matthews, the scrim works great.

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    • No

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    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    GREAT VALUE

    By NevVic

    from Fallon, NV

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attaches Securely
    • Durable
    • Good Color Value
    • Long-Lasting

    Cons

    • Large For A Small Space

    Best Uses

    • General Use
    • Indoors
    • Outdoors
    • Portraits
    • Special Events

    Comments about Solid Frame Scrim - 48x48" - Black Artificial Silk:

    Many uses. Can use as a defuser, reflector, or modifier. A great value for the $$. Easy to clamp other modifiers to giving it endless possibilities for use.

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    • No

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    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Great frame but has issues

    By Nantz

    from Connecticut

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attaches Securely
    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Solid Frame Scrim - 48x48" - White Artificial Silk:

        I really like the frames and diffusion panels. Works really well in a c stand. Its so much better than trying to hold the collapsible panels. The only problem is the yellow border around the frame. It shows on any reflective subject. Especially on chrome and polished silver subjects. I will try to put some white tape around it or spray paint the yellow. I cant imagine why they used yellow instead of white or even black??

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        • No

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Measure, measure, measure

        By Jamie

        from Detroit, mi

        Comments about Solid Frame Scrim - 48x48" - White Artificial Silk:

        Bought for my home studio, but thought every once in awhile I can take it on location with my wagon. Works great at home...doesn't fit in the back of my car. I really wanted the road rags version because it collapses, but couldn't justify the cost...yet. Other than that it's a real rugged construction and works great.

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        5.0

        Sweet Consistent Light

        By Intimately acquainted photography

        from San Diego

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attaches Securely
        • Long-Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Solid Frame Scrim - 48x48" - White Artificial Silk:

            Have used various diffusion material. This one finally moves me up to make really nice gradients.

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            • No

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            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great value and solid performance!

            By Scaly Adventures Production

            from USA

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attaches Securely
            • Durable
            • Good Color Value
            • Lightweight
            • Long-Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Outdoors

              Comments about Solid Frame Scrim - 48x48" - White Artificial Silk:

              On set, nothing works better than these Matthews Skrims to reduce the harsh effects of your performers. Highly recommend to any serious filmmaker!

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              5.0

              Throw a silk in front of that light!

              By Brian

              from Richmond, VA

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attaches Securely
              • Durable
              • Long-Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • General Use
                • Indoors
                • Outdoors

                Comments about Solid Frame Scrim - 48x48" - White Artificial Silk:

                As usual this piece of Matthews gear does not dissapoint. It can diffuse or bounce light

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                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                A Fine Scrim

                By Guyeye

                from Atlanta, GA

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attaches Securely
                • Durable

                Cons

                • Yellow Band

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Solid Frame Scrim - 48x48" - White Artificial Silk:

                  Very sturdy. I do wish they used white edges instead of yellow for those glossy subjects, but it's the best I can find.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Solid!

                  By Franklin

                  from Hampton, Va.

                  Comments about Solid Frame Scrim - 48x48" - White Artificial Silk:

                  Been using these silks for years. Finally bought my own to add to the production essentials. Rock solid as they have always been. Can't go wrong with Matthews gear.

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                  5.0

                  Essential

                  By Hudson

                  from New York

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attaches Securely
                  • Durable
                  • Good Color Value
                  • Lightweight
                  • Long-Lasting
                  • Powerful

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • General Use
                    • Indoors
                    • Low Light
                    • Night Time
                    • Outdoors
                    • Portraits
                    • Special Events

                    Comments about Solid Frame Scrim - 48x48" - White Artificial Silk:

                    essential piece of equipment in my lighting kit

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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