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Flash/umbrella brackets recommendations

Discussion in 'General flash photography, lighting, and technique' started by Montec, Aug 2, 2007.

  1. Montec

    Montec

    752
    Jul 26, 2007
    British Columbia
    I am looking to purchase a couple of holders for my SB800's so I can place them on lightstands, I need the umbrella attachement as well, I have some cheapo ebay ones (I neve learn) but they are too flimsy and I don't trust them with my speedlights.

    Any recommendations?
     
  2. fjgindy

    fjgindy

    531
    Jan 21, 2007
    Indianapolis
    I've purchased several from this site. Great service...nice adapter:

    http://flashzebra.com/umbrella_adapter.shtml

    It's the same adapter B&H sells. I've bought this one from B&H too in the past. No difference between the two. Flashzebra ships faster.

    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/298709-REG/Impact_3117_Umbrella_Bracket.html

    The above are plastic. The Bogen is aluminum if you need pro sturdy:

    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/5156-REG/Bogen_Manfrotto_2905_Swivel_Umbrella_Adapter.html
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 2, 2007
  3. JDex

    JDex

    133
    Jul 17, 2007
    Cerritos, CA
    The 1st umbrella adapter I bought was the Photoflex one but after a week of use it could not hold the umbrella anymore so I exchanged for the Bogen one and man was I glad..... The Bogen built is so solid and it holds the umbrella pretty well with no problem.

    My suggestion, go for the Bogen one. its a little bit more expensive but its worth it....
     
  4. Montec

    Montec

    752
    Jul 26, 2007
    British Columbia
    Thanks for your replies.

    I ordered a couple from Flash Zebra.
     
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