Photography reflectors are used to add or subtract light from your subject, they can be used for all types of photography, and it is the most versatile piece of photography lighting equipment you can have. For still photography or video, and could be used indoors or outdoors. Using the reflector outdoors will help you reduce contrast in very bright sunny conditions that tend to cast harsh shadows, reflecting light back into the shadows.
Many photographers use photographic reflectors to add the light to their subject in order to get rid of unwanted shadows and also to add some warm tones using the gold reflectors. There are many different kinds and sizes of reflectors, but here are the basic types to keep in mind.
Silver reflectors really help to increase the specular highlights of your subject, giving an image a higher contrast a gold reflector used to introduce warm tones most used in portrait pictures.
The most versatile are the 5 in 1 reflectors which have a zip off cover giving you different reflective surfaces gold, silver, white black and diffuser. Black is not really a reflector but actually does the opposite by stop unwanted reflections in your subject. Our range go from 80cm circular reflectors up to 200 x 150 cm gold/silver reflector something for everyone.
In the studio you may need some way to support the reflector and get it in the correct position, we have reflector holding arms and reflector holding arm kits.
Reflector holding arm
Reflector holding kit
200 x 150cm Large Gold silver reflector now on special offer until the end of February
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