Fold-down studio reflector panels

Fold-down studio reflector panels

  1. Lee L

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    thanks for this --- I have limited storage and this might be a solution for me
     
  3. Paul Walding

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    Great idea........Paul
     
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    You can also buy some mylar sheeting(sold in sporting goods stores as "space blankets") and adhere it to your panels . It comes silver on one side, and gold on the reverse. It is really cheap, I,ve used it for years, and it works well.
     
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    One of my local craft stores sells 20x30 inch foamcore with aluminum foil facing on both sides, silver only, no warmer tint. The foil is not perfectly specular. It has a slightly diffused reflection. It doesn't come as a folding project background, but could be assembled to work in a similar way.

    Lee
     
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    Not quite as cheap, but Calumet sells reflector panels that consist of an aluminum tube frame and various cloth skins (translucent, white opaque, silver, silver/gold, black) in 42x42 and 42x78 inch configurations. When the frames are collapsed, they fit in a 2"x 6"x36" box.
     
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    Yup, you were not the only one to come up with the good idea. :wink: I created something similar from the same foamcore cardboard in black and white version and used it as a miniature table-top studio setup, for example in this shot:

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    In the Netherlands, you most often buy these foamcore panels as plates, instead of ready to use vertical stands, so I had to do a little bit more work to get them standing.

    Marco