New York: Photographic equipment supplier Adorama has released a range of Flashpoint brand parabolic umbrellas.
The umbrellas have 16 ribs and a shallow parabolic design, allowing focusing of reflected light from flashes and continuous lamps. The models available are:
- 64-inch silver reflective umbrella – $59.95
- 86-inch silver reflective umbrella – $69.95
- 86-inch white translucent umbrella – $59.95
According to the retailer, the reflective versions offer up to “three f-stops more output” than a conventional softbox.