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LastoliteTriflector MkII Kit - White/Silver
 
4.3

(based on 30 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (20)
  • Easy to set up (15)
  • Consistent (14)
  • Reliable (12)
  • Good color value (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Portraits (17)
    • Photography (14)
    • Strobe lighting (9)
    • Artificial lighting (8)
    • Indoors (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (15), Semi-pro photographer (12)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (24)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Simple to use and very flexible

    This tool is perfect to create fill for portraiture. I used to use either a pop-out reflector that required someone to hold it in the right position (often bent or curved to apply fill...Read complete review

    This tool is perfect to create fill for portraiture. I used to use either a pop-out reflector that required someone to hold it in the right position (often bent or curved to apply fill to just the right place), or a large panel that was a pain to set up. The Trilite couldn't be easier to use, and it is very flexible, allowing you to position it right where you need it.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Might be better than higher priced item

    It is easy to aim the light and mold it with this unit.
    Assembling is a bit difficult in terms of getting the panels into the retainers.
    I think it's a...Read complete review

    It is easy to aim the light and mold it with this unit.
    Assembling is a bit difficult in terms of getting the panels into the retainers.
    I think it's a bargain in terms of a competitive unit listed at B&H which I would expect to be more sturdy in construction for the price difference.

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    5.0

    Great

    By foxhole99

    from Columbia, SC

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Set Up
    • Lightweight
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Artificial Lighting
      • Photography
      • Portraits
      • Strobe Lighting

      Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

      Fast to setup, great catch lights

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      5.0

      an amazing piece of kit!!

      By MusicMan5

      from Normal, IL USA

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Photography
        • Portraits

        Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

        I had heard of the Triflector some time ago but had resisted getting it thinking that I could do the same thing with out it.

        Well I couldn't. You can use 1 reflector to brighten your subject but 3 at the same time when you shoot with no assistant? No way.

        If you shoot portraits or headshots get this kit, you will not believe the results.

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        5.0

        Love This!

        By gina mazz

        from Seattle, WA

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Portraits

          Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

          Where has this been all my life? It's easy to set up and take down so it's perfect in studio or on location. It adds so much to any headshot - sitting or standing. Way better than one reflector placed on the posing table. You need a shorter stand (not a heavy duty one) so that you can get it low enough for a sitting client. I highly recommend this item - your clients will love you for it.

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          1.0

          Flimsy for its cost.

          By Rabeiro Photography

          from Fort Lauderdale, Fl

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Poor quality
            • Shoddy Materials
            • Unreliable

            Best Uses

              Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

              The concept of this product is excellent, but for what they charge, the materials are incredibly flimsy and cheap. Rubber and plastic parts won't last long. For the cost of this product, you are better off buying a collapsable reflector or simply use foam core boards. I would have expected much better quality for this price. Unfortunately, I was too busy to return within the grace period and I am stuck with it. I wouldn't recommend this product.

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              4.0

              Nice product, over priced

              By The Budding Photographer

              from Jonesboro, GA

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Photography
                • Portraits
                • Strobe Lighting

                Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

                I would give the product 5 stars but I think it's over priced. It's a fantastic product for headshots as well as quarter, half, and possible 3/4 length portraits in a studio setting. The arms work well and you get a very dynamic catch lights in the eye. I just know that it shouldn't be $[$] though, especially considering it doesn't come with a light stand, not even a cheaply made one. 120$ is really more like, but it does work very well.

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                5.0

                Excellent!

                By bullmoon

                from ATL

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Set Up
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Artificial Lighting
                  • Photography
                  • Strobe Lighting

                  Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

                  This thing is great - saw a video with Lyndsey Adler using one - took a while for it to come, but worth it. So easy to use and versatile.Watch the training vid on their WEB to get an idea of the uses - it gave us exactly the look we were after with almost zero effort.

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                  1.0

                  Not a good value for price

                  By Michael

                  from Owasso, OK

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Bad hardware choice
                  • Bad reflector hardware
                  • Cheap metal
                  • Not good value

                  Best Uses

                  • Portraits

                  Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

                  This is not a well made piece of equipment. I would replace the rods with carbon fiber and make better reflector holders as the rubber holders are hard to position and the spacing seems a bit off. It would have been a better value if it came with its own stand and with a black bag versus the blue.

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                  4.0

                  Good Kit

                  By AK-47

                  from Minneapolis MN

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Easy To Set Up
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Artificial Lighting
                    • Photography

                    Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

                    Have not got as much use out of this as I would have hoped for. I have found that shooting natural light is a lot more effictive for my style but, never the less this is a quality product. Would be nice if it came with a sand bag.

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                    4.0

                    Great product, not sure of durablility

                    By Gideon

                    from Boston, MA

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                    • Short Lifespan

                    Best Uses

                    • Artificial Lighting
                    • Photography
                    • Portraits
                    • Strobe Lighting
                    • Weddings

                    Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

                    It's versertile, can be used in and out of the studio

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                    5.0

                    awesome reflector

                    By atokiekidd

                    from michigan

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Consistent
                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Artificial Lighting
                      • Photography
                      • Portraits
                      • Strobe Lighting

                      Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

                      i use this for headshots, love the catchlight from it.

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                      5.0

                      A must have tool for beauty photography!

                      By Andrea Acailawen

                      from Florida

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Easy To Set Up
                      • Incredibly Versatile
                      • Lightweight
                      • Light weight
                      • Reliable
                      • Well made

                      Cons

                      • None

                      Best Uses

                      • Beauty Photography

                      Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

                      This is an essential tool for beauty photography. It allows you to provide essential fill, easily shapable to suit a wide variety of different looks. It's light weight, easy to transport, very versatile and sets up/breaks down easily. The catchlights in the eyes are much nicer than from a single assistant-held reflector, as well. Best of all, it leaves your assistant free to do other things than reflector duty. Bonus!

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                      5.0

                      Fantastic tool for headshots!

                      By Bob

                      from Milford, CT

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Easy To Set Up
                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Off camera flash
                        • Photography
                        • Portraits
                        • Strobe Lighting

                        Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

                        I am a headshot photographer and love this reflector. I can drop one side down or the other to add or subtract shadow detail depending on the look I want of if it's a male or female.

                        It assembles easily, and I took an old 8' lightstand that was in my studio and stored it in the nice carry bag that holds the reflector system. Now, all I need is my main light and I'm ready for any situation.

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                        4.0

                        Nice Light

                        By Shaun

                        from Glenview, IL

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Nice light

                        Cons

                        • Difficult setup

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

                          Upgrade the mounting pieces for the reflectors to make them quicker and easier (especially in front of clients) and this product can go to 5 stars.

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                          4.0

                          Great concept

                          By 6ixgun

                          from Phoenix, AZ

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Pros

                          • Great concept
                          • Works awesome

                          Cons

                          • A bit bulky
                          • Easily moved by wind

                          Best Uses

                          • Indoors
                          • Studio or No Wind Outside

                          Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

                          Overall this is a great product, it was pretty well thought out and it is VERY useful for creating exception light with headshots. Seems a little expensive for what you get, but on the other hand, it does something few other reflectors do. Handle it with care and it will last a long time.

                          I'd give it a 5, but it is a little larger than I thought it was going to be, and that makes it pretty difficult to use outside if there is even a hint of wind.

                          In the studio though, best tool yet I've seen for shaping light under a model's head to prevent dark eye sockets and chins.

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                          4.0

                          Love it

                          By Explorer

                          from Cedar Rapids, Iowa

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Good Color Value

                          Cons

                          • Flimsy

                          Best Uses

                          • Indoors

                          Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

                          Works great for head shots, especially b/w portraits.

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                          4.0

                          great but need to throw in a stand

                          By ninhja man

                          from Space City Houston

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                            • Flimsy
                            • Weak

                            Best Uses

                            • Indoors

                            Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

                            great. does what it advertise. but for [$] need to include a cheapo stand. c'mon man!!!!

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                            5.0

                            Great product!

                            By Leo K

                            from Toronto

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Consistent
                            • Easy To Set Up
                            • Lightweight
                            • Reliable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Photography
                              • Portraits

                              Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

                              Portable. Great for headshots and gives consistent results.

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                              5.0

                              Works as advertised!

                              By Ed Lee

                              from Virginia Beach

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Consistent
                              • Easy to set up
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                              • None

                              Best Uses

                              • Photography
                              • Portraits

                              Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

                              I shoot a lot of headshots and will truly delve into portraiture now that I have a system that can add the lighting required to provide full coverage. The triflector works as advertised and I'd gladly recommend it to anyone looking to better their portraits and headshots.
                              Ed

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                              5.0

                              Knew it was what I needed

                              By Vanity Era . com

                              from Houston, Texas

                              About Me Pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Consistent
                              • Easy To Set Up
                              • Good litepanel replacemnt
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                              • None

                              Best Uses

                              • Artificial Lighting
                              • Photography
                              • Portraits
                              • Small space reflections
                              • Strobe Lighting

                              Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

                              From the time I received the triflector to the first shoot I tried it on, I have been impressed and very satisfied. Its strong and when used with a boom can be very handy in many situations. I recommend this unit for any professional photographer or videographer.

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                              5.0

                              One of the most essential tools

                              By Papi chulo

                              from PA

                              About Me Pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Consistent
                              • Easy To Set Up
                              • Lightweight
                              • Reliable

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Photography
                                • Portraits

                                Comments about Lastolite Triflector MkII Kit - White/Silver:

                                My main focus if you will is head shot photography. I can not believe how much my photos have improved since I got this apparatus, alone with a nice 50mm f1.8 lens!
                                Easy to use, panels are sturdy and have double sided (white and silver)
                                You have to be careful how close you set it up or you will get the reflection in the eyes. Paramount if you are using natural light!

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