Angler ParaSail Parabolic Umbrella (White with Removable Black/Silver, 60")

Angler ParaSail Parabolic Umbrella (White with Removable Black/Silver, 60")

Angler ParaSail Parabolic Umbrella (White with Removable Black/Silver, 60")

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Product Highlights

  • Winged Shape for Low-Ceiling Rooms
  • Useful for Home Studios
  • Removable Black/Silver Backing
  • Can Be Used Vertically or Horizontally
  • Fiberglass Ribs and Rods
  • Solid Aluminum 8mm Shaft
  • Wrap-Around Light Quality
  • Nylon Carrying Case
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Size: 60"

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The 60" White with Removable Black/Silver ParaSail Parabolic Umbrella from Angler has a wing-like, rounded rectangular shape that makes it a unique addition to the light-shapers available to spark and give voice to the photographer's creative expression. Especially useful in home studios, tight spaces or rooms with low ceilings, the ParaSail can be used horizontally for a wrap-around quality of light with maximum space-saving. Used vertically, the modifier has an initial wrap-around look with a dramatic fall-off, especially when feathered, that facilitates creation of lighting ratios. The versatile ParaSail also offers contrast alternatives; the black/silver backing adds punch and crispness to the output and is slightly softened by the white interior. Take off the black/silver backing for a soft neutral look.

Besides novel functioning, the ParaSail is also structurally sound - its fiberglass ribs create a uniform surface for maximum reflectance and the 8mm solid aluminum shaft provides strong support and holds flexing to a minimum. Unique, versatile and sturdy construction backed with numerous light quality options make the ParaSail a creative and practical choice for the savvy photographer.

Unique Shape
The true parabolic shape has a wing-like rounded rectangular appearance that is useful for home studios, rooms with low-ceilings or space-challenged situations, especially when used in the horizontal mode. The large reflective surface offers maximum coverage with an impressive degree of directional control.
Use Vertically or Horizontally
Used vertically the ParaSail offers an initial wrap around quality followed by a dramatic fall-off especially when feathered - useful for creating light ratios. Used horizontally, the ParaSail provides maximum wrap-around light coverage.
Fiberglass Ribs and Rods
Fiberglass ribs and rods offer greater flexibility and resist the tendency to bend like aluminum ribbed umbrellas. The ribs create a more uniform shape for greater reflectance.
White Interior with Removable Silver
White interior with removable black/silver backing provides a dual purpose to this modifier. When used with the black/silver backing the ParaSail offers a slightly punchy quality with maximum output, while the white fabric softens the contrast. Used alone without the silver backing, the white interior produces a soft, neutral effect.
UPC: 847628597020
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Angler ParaSail Parabolic Umbrella (White with Removable Black/Silver, 60")
  • Carrying Case
  • 1 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
  • Table of Contents
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    Surface Exterior: Removable Silver
    Interior: White
    Rods Fiberglass
    Dimensions Open: 38.5 × 53.5 × 39.4" (97.8 × 135.9 × 100.1 cm)
    Closed: 3.0 × 38.5" (7.6 × 97.8 cm)
    Shaft: 0.3" (8.0 mm)
    Weight 2.25 lb (1.0 kg)
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    Package Weight 2.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 43.5 x 4.5 x 2.3"
    ParaSail Parabolic Umbrella (White with Removable Black/Silver, 60") is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 9.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A rectangular umbrella makes a lot of sense! At first I didn't quite get the idea behind a rectangular umbrella, until I realized that when I work in a low-ceiling environment, that it would allow me to get the umbrella and flash higher up that I would with a round umbrella. This then allows me a better opportunity to get the light coming in from a correct angle. You can turn this umbrella vertically as well. All this makes it ideal for anyone who has a home studio or works in a tighter environment. Build quality is also really good.
    Date published: 2017-06-23
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from It Broke on the First Day This looks like a great idea, right? I think it is, but the product is junk. The rod snapped completely in half- just cleanly snapped off. (How is this possible? I have cheap umbrellas and not one time has a rod broken in half.) Worse, once the rod was broken, I couldn't close the umbrella, so I had this giant sail to dispose of. Thankfully, I took photos and B&H understood why I couldn't possibly return it. The other thing of note is that the inside was very dirty and stained, as if it has been sitting around in a damp basement. I wish I'd written a review when this happened and posted the photos. I guess you'll have to take my word for it when I say- Don't buy this. There's something very wrong with this product.
    Date published: 2018-04-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent for average ceiling heights I have almost every light modifier made. Lots of wasted cash, but live and learn right? I just got this today, I was able to raise my Profoto B1's about a foot higher than when using a 42" round umbrella in a room with an 8' ceiling. Very pleased with the design. I'm curious about the colour temperature of the fabric though. They look kind of yellowish compared to my umbrellas. I colour-balance using a passport, so won't be an issue in the end. Great product!
    Date published: 2018-01-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Angler Para-Sail Parabolic Umbrella 60 Angler Para-Sail Parabolic Umbrella 60 and 45 A parabolic umbrella is fantastic when you are only using 1 light source. I have tried using full size umbrellas in a small studio, but I find they are too big and very difficult, but the Angler Para-Sail Parabolic Umbrella White with Removable Black/Silver really acts big in small places and is so simple to move around because of the shape. The Angler Para-Sail price is less than a third of what I paid for other reflector umbrellas. So if you have a restricted sized space, the Angler Para-Sail parabolic umbrella will be a cost effective solution for producing soft and beautiful light without sacrifice..... Pros Great soft light Easy to open set up and to position Key is the even light it produces in small or large area Worked great in a smaller garage/studio and at the park Wonderful quality to last years Cons The shape outside made the shadows a bit more challenging Bottom line: I loved both 60 and 45 units. They were not as difficult as working with the big full size umbrella and easier to control and ended up with great finished images.
    Date published: 2017-06-13
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Almost perfect.� There is only one weakness. I like the clever shape and it IS excellent for tight spaces and low ceilings.� While it is built tough with the solid rod, things sometimes happen on shoots, and mine fell over when my assistant let go of it for a few seconds. It bent/snapped right in half where the locking tab and slot is on the otherwise solid shaft.� That part is hollow so it's really the only weak point.� While I love the idea of the solid shaft, the potential downside to that is it adds more weight so if it does fall, it's heavier and will come down harder, and could break at that weaker point, as mine did. If they could somehow change that locking mechanism to something as durable and solid as the rest of the umbrella is, it would be nearly indestructible. Neither B&H or the manufacturer, Angler, would repair or replace it since I was past my 30 days.� I'm disappointed in that!� If mine didn't break, I was going to buy a few more of them in various sizes. Also, as some stated, there is some kind of staining on the white fabric. I'm super bummed and don't know if I'll pony up to buy another.
    Date published: 2018-02-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Versatile The unique shape is very versatile for creating interesting lighting solutions, or when working in a tight space where a traditional umbrella would hit the ceiling.
    Date published: 2017-12-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from More control than �ever. Just getting started using the Parasail but I can see that I am going to use it a lot in the future. Great for close quarters in my basement.
    Date published: 2017-11-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from First rate Used it yesterday for the first time. Really impressed by the build quality, I wish all umbrellas were so well made. Great product.
    Date published: 2017-05-03
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