The Westcott 28 Inch Apollo Kit With 8ft Stand And Umbrella Stand Adapter is a perfect choice for lighting the subject. It offers the convenience of an umbrella with the control of a softbox. The umbrella frame is sturdy enough to provide a proper mount for the Apollo light modifiers that can be installed in seconds. Perfect for any on-location photography, it can be set up instantly with ease. Taking advantage of the light stand, the adjustable shoe mount bracket can be used for mounting purposes. Constructed from solid metal, not only the shoe mount bracket is also durable and long lasting.