Best reflector for photography: 5 top models tested and rated

PhotoPlus - Help Me Buy feature on photographic reflectors. 4 March 2014.

Best reflectors for photography: 02 Interfit 5-in-1 56cm Reflector

Price:  £25

Interfit’s 5-in-1 collapsible reflector expands to 56cm (22in) when it’s unpacked.

The durable frame can be held in place with just one hand, which enables you to use it while operating your camera with the other hand, so you don’t need an assistant.

While folding it down to fit in the supplied carry case is a quick and easy job.

The reversible cover offers a choice of four surfaces: black, white, silver and gold, which can be zipped around the 1/2-stop translucent core diffuser panel to achieve a variety of effects.

This compact and versatile reflector would be ideal for head-and-shoulders portraits, product shots and still life photography.

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Pros: Easy to set up and pack away; can be easily shaped to direct light; good value

Cons: Too small for anything bigger than head and shoulders portraits; covers crease easily

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