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Impact7' Parabolic Umbrella (White Diffusion)
 
4.5

(based on 10 reviews)

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Pros

  • Lightweight (5)
  • Good color value (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors (5)
    • Portraits (4)
    • General purpose (3)
    • Outdoors (3)
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      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (9)

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    5.0

    unique 7" transluscnet umbrella

    By Mighty Mike

    from Cleveland Oh

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Light weight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors
      • Low Light
      • Portraits
      • Special Events

      Comments about Impact 7' Parabolic Umbrella (White Diffusion):

      You can use this umbrella as shoot through or direct and get great light but the price you pay for lighter weight is that you have to treat it with care.

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      4.0

      Beautiful, soft light

      By D&J

      from Louisiana

      Comments about Impact 7' Parabolic Umbrella (White Diffusion):

      Appears well built

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      4.0

      Good quality

      By Richard F

      from Greenwich, CT

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Weak

      Best Uses

      • General Use
      • Indoors

      Comments about Impact 7' Parabolic Umbrella (White Diffusion):

      Well made. Comes with a case (a valuable accessory, especially when you don't have it). Even though lightweight, the size creates a lot of weight for the central shaft. Some flexing occurs. Not a deal breaker if you understand that and work with it. matching quality to the Westcott line of umbrellas.

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      5.0

      Awesome size

      By Stephen

      from B.C. Canada

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Color Value

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • General Use
        • Indoors

        Comments about Impact 7' Parabolic Umbrella (White Diffusion):

        It is an awesome size for a translucent umbrella, but you had better have a strong enough stand to hold it up , or it will pull your lights over. Even at 3 pounds

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        5.0

        great umbrella

        By In the Tin Images LLC

        from Montana

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Get A Good Stand
        • Good Color Value

        Cons

        • NONE

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Impact 7' Parabolic Umbrella (White Diffusion):

        Great for diffusing outdoor harsh light.
        Buy or make two five pound sand bags.
        huge well made umbrella.

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        4.0

        Fast delivery, great product

        By EUA Photo

        from Boca Raton, FL

        About Me Photography Student

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Color Value
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Short lasting
        • Weak

        Best Uses

        • Indoors
        • Low Light
        • Portraits

        Comments about Impact 7' Parabolic Umbrella (White Diffusion):

        I needed an octabox but they are expensive, so I decided to use this huge umbrella instead and it makes the job so far!

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        • No

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        5.0

        This thing rocks!

        By plasticrobot

        from lisle il

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Outdoors

          Comments about Impact 7' Parabolic Umbrella (White Diffusion):

          I shot a family of 7 with this umbrella. It was a sunny day and it worked perfect to difuse the light.
          FYI- if nobody is there to hold, get sandbags. It is an umbrella...it does not take much wind to start tipping.

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          4.0

          Good price forthe performance

          By Viperx

          from Issaquah, WA

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Flimsy

          Best Uses

          • Outdoors
          • Portraits

          Comments about Impact 7' Parabolic Umbrella (White Diffusion):

          I use this for outdoor portraits when shooting with against the sun. It works well!

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          5.0

          Awesome

          By APak

          from OBX, NC

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Impact 7' Parabolic Umbrella (White Diffusion):

                i use this to block/diffuse harsh sunlight. It is awesome. easy to use, portable, and fairly inexpensive

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                4.0

                looks solid

                By mike

                from Montreal, Canada

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Fiberglass Rods
                • Material quality
                • price
                • Size

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Diffusing Harsh Light
                  • Reflecting Light

                  Comments about Impact 7' Parabolic Umbrella (White Diffusion):

                  I must say I haven't used it yet but initial impressions are positive. I was debating between this one and Westcott's more expensive alternative. The material is thick enough, not almost translucent like some of my cheap white umbrellas. The fiberglass connecting rods look solid and the umbrella is heavier than I expected. In use, I don't know if the weight will be an issue. It will surely need a very solid support. On windless days I think this umbrella will be very practical in many ways.

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