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: 04 Lastolite Mini Trigrip 45cm Sunlite/Soft Silver

Price: £45

This triangular photographic reflector from Lastolite is designed for stable and comfortable one-handed use.

The moulded ergonomic handle features a securing strap, reducing the strain on your wrist and fingers; the hand grip also makes it easy to direct the reflected light precisely where you want it.

Also, when expanded the reflective surface is very taut and smooth, which means you can create better bounce light than other reflectors we tried.

The Trigrip is available in a variety of sizes and surfaces, and collapses down to one-third of its size for carrying and storage.

All Lastolite’s reflectors come with a lifetime rim guarantee.

SEE MORE: 6 simple lighting setups for shooting portraits at home (free cheat sheet)

Pros: Top quality surface and ergonomic design; the coloured surfaces produce natural tints

Cons: You can’t produce as wide a range of effects as with a 5-in-1 or 6-in-1 reflector

Best photographic reflectors: 01 Interfit STR122 Strobies On-Camera Reflector
Best photographic reflectors: 02 Interfit 5-in-1 56cm Reflector
Best photographic reflectors: 03 Metz 80cm 5-in-1 Reflector
Best photographic reflectors: 04 Lastolite Mini Trigrip 45cm Sunlite/Soft Silver
Best photographic reflectors: 05 Westcott 50cm 6-in01 Reflector Kit 
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