Thursday, 23 September 2010

Westcott Announce New Collapsible Umbrellas. Perfect For Travel and On-Location Shoots!
43” Umbrellas That Fold Down to Just 14.5”!

UK, September 22nd 2010 - JP Distribution, the exclusive UK distributor for Westcott – one of the world leaders in professional photography and video lighting equipment - has announced the new range of Collapsible Umbrellas from Westcott.

Umbrellas allow for a quick and easy set-up. With the Westcott Collapsible Umbrella range, set-up is easier than ever! The 43“ umbrellas fold down to just 14.5“ enabling them to fit easily into any bag or backpack, meaning they are perfect for on location shoots.

Available in three different styles – optical white satin, soft silver and optical white satin with a removable black cover, this umbrella range can be used as shoot through diffusers, or to bounce a light source.


• Collapsible for easy travel and on location shoots
• Opens and closes quickly
• Remove the black cover for a shoot-through diffuser
• Use the black cover for a soft silver interior for a bounce source


• Open size: 43 inches
• Closed size: 14.5 inches
• Weight: 1lbs
• Max Wattage: 750

Pricing and Availability:

43“ Collapsible Optical White Satin £19 inc
43“ Collapsible Soft Silver £19 inc
43“ Collapsible Optical White Satin with Removable Black Cover £22 inc

Please contact Johnsons Photopia for your nearest dealer on 01782 753304 or e-mail

About Westcott:

Westcott is distributed in the UK by JP Distribution. Westcott is a leading manufacturer of light control equipment, backgrounds and accessories for professional imagemakers in photography and video fields. Since Westcott entered the photography market, it’s been a major innovator in devising professional light control products. With over 600 items for professional and beginning photographers, Westcott have continued a long-standing commitment to product innovation.

For more information on Westcott please see:

About JP Distribution:
JP Distribution is a successful division of Johnsons Photopia Ltd., an independent, privately owned company that can trace its roots back to 1743. JP Distribution is committed to providing an exclusive complimentary portfolio of leading brands for the professional and enthusiast photographer via a dedicated network of retail partners.
Mamiya, Sekonic, ILFORD, Gepe, Geimuplast, Billingham, PocketWizard, Peli, Trek-Tech, CamGrip, Black Rapid, Toffee and Spudz are all part of the JP Distribution brand portfolio.
JP Distribution is located in the heart of England at the company headquarters in Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, where the company employs a wealth of experienced personnel with an unrivalled level of imaging knowledge, expertise and experience.

For more information on JP Distribution, please visit:

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