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Calumet 46" (117cm) Silver/White Umbrella

These dual-purpose umbrellas feature a white interior surface backed by a removable silver fabric with a black backing which provides a soft, but highly efficient bounced light source. For close-up lighting, the silver/black backing can be removed, allowing you to get closer to the subject while lighting through the umbrella. Unique ten-panel design provides maximum reflectance and a circular pattern of light.
Average Customer Rating:
4.667 / 5
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3 out of 3(100%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Calumet 46" (117cm) Silver/White Umbrella
Review 1 for Calumet 46" (117cm) Silver/White Umbrella
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great Product
PostedJune 27, 2013
Bovine75
Age: 35-44
Gender: male
Features
5 / 5
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
5 / 5
Price/Value
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
5 / 5
Satisfaction
5 / 5
5 / 5
Top quality, good price. Not much to say, it's an umbrella. Works well; has build quality of big names as expected considering Calumet private labels their in-house products. I also got 2 during a sale, so even better. Bought these along with Calumet stands and umbrella/flash adapters. Love that I can shoot through or bounce light. Although has some different characteristics to softboxes...they are MUCH less expensive. Give yourself a minute to take off or put on the silver/black backing. You have to remove or put on each of the 8 end caps one-by-one.
Pros: Easy to Use, Lightweight/Portable, Good for Experts, Superior Build Quality
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Review 2 for Calumet 46" (117cm) Silver/White Umbrella
5 / 5
5 / 5
The only one I use
PostedOctober 11, 2012
BillRE
from Phila, PA
Age: 55-65
Gender: male
Features
5 / 5
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
5 / 5
Price/Value
4 / 5
4 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
5 / 5
Satisfaction
5 / 5
5 / 5
After trying one of these umbrellas years ago I think they are the best on the market. Wait for them to go on sale and they are even better. I don't use the different features, removing layers etc but the light quality is just fantastic. Good direction and just enough diffusion.
Pros: Durable, Solid Operation
Cons: Expensive
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Review 3 for Calumet 46" (117cm) Silver/White Umbrella
4 / 5
4 / 5
This is reflective, shoot threw, octobox, diffuser in one.
PostedAugust 28, 2011
BriterFlix
from NY- PA
Age: 35-44
Gender: male
Features
5 / 5
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
5 / 5
Price/Value
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
5 / 5
Satisfaction
5 / 5
5 / 5
I brought one of these because I was in a rush. I thought it was too pricey but after I seen everything that it can do it was worth every penny. From a reflective umbrella to a octobox diffuser. It is a multipurpose umbrella and it's easy to break down and put up. I shoot on location a lot and this comes in handy in more ways than one. You will get many uses from this one umbrella. I just hope Calumet doesn't go up on the price after seeing this. Just keep in mind the construction is like any other umbrella but you will get your moneys worth.
Pros: Lightweight/Portable, Many Useful Features, Good for Experts, Fast, Easy Setup, Ergonomic/Comfortable, Good for Beginners
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