Best reflector for photography: 5 top models tested and rated

    | Accessories | Reviews | 07/05/2014 00:01am

    Best reflectors for photography: 03 Metz 80cm 5-in-1 Reflector

    Price: £40

    This versatile photographic reflector from Metz eliminates the need for multiple reflectors, as it offers a choice of five surfaces to create a variety of lighting effects.

    The neutral white, cool silver and warm gold surfaces enable you to bounce light onto subjects to fill in shadows, with the silver and gold options enabling you to change the colour of the light at the same time.

    There’s also a black surface, and a translucent core panel that diffuses the light when placed in front of a light source.

    It’s available in two sizes: 80cm (31in) and an oval shape of 92×122 cm (36x48in), which is more suited to full-length portrait shots.

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    Pros:  Size and multiple surfaces make it useful for a range of photography; great value for money

    Cons: Not as compact as other reflectors when folded; not easy to control when shooting one-handed

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    Posted on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 at 12:01 am under Accessories, Reviews.


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