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Reflectors: How to use them on location by Jay P. Morgan

12/30/2011 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments

By Jay P. Morgan.

In this Slanted Lens Lesson we take a look at the basics of reflectors and how to use them on location. This is a beginning look at reflectors, the different colors and practical application examples on how to use them.

As a beginning photographer, using a reflector is an easy way to start to modify light and learn where to place the light source in relationship to your subject. Using reflectors and becoming good at placing them will teach you how to place strobes.

Good light placement is the same for both strobes and reflectors but easier to see with a reflector than it is with strobes.

The color examples used in this video are all based on Photoflex reflectors which can be seen at

Good luck and keep on click-in! Jay P. Morgan