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Photographers use reflectors both in the studio and on location to shape the light.


  • Translucent (to knock down the light to reduce exposure or contrast)
  • White
  • Silver
  • Soft silver
  • Gold
  • Silver/Gold variations
  • Black (to create deeper shadows)

Types of reflectors[]

  • Collapsible round or rectangular (Lastolite, Photoflex etc)
  • Aluminium frame with removable screens (California Sun-bounce, Photoflex etc)
  • Foamcore
  • Sunscreens for cars
  • Survival blanket
  • Aluminium foil

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