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    Reflectors...and their use!

    Hello everyone!!

    I was wondering as follows...can anyone explain the use for reflectors and the individual colors... I have a general idea as to their purpose...but what are they really used for?

    Thanks!

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    Re: Reflectors...and their use!

    Reflectors are designed to do just what their name implies: reflect. They are used to reflect light onto your subject. A simplified way to think about it is that a reflector is a second light source. For example: if your shooting a person outside on a bright sunny day, you can use a reflector to bounce the light back onto your subject to help reduce the shadows on the side of their face that is away from the sun. I have a set of reflectors, but haven't had the chance to use them much yet, but that is the basic principle behind them.
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    Re: Reflectors...and their use!

    Thanks! I kinda figured but wanted to have it spelled out for me...just got a bit confused cuz I attempted using them and wasn't sure what I was looking for in the result!

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