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Impact5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72"
 
4.6

(based on 119 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (79)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (36)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (59)
  • Lightweight (44)
  • Good color value (25)
  • Easy to use (18)
  • Good power output (17)

Cons

  • Flimsy (3)

Best Uses

  • Outdoors (55)
  • Portraits (45)
  • General purpose (35)
  • Indoors (31)
  • Low light (17)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (32), Semi-pro photographer (24), Professional (19), Photo enthusiast (10), Semi-professional (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (77), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

It's Big

Sometimes you need a reflector that is just a bit larger than one you might use for photography.You can mount the reflector on a light stand like the Impact Multiboom Light Stand/Reflector Holder that...Read complete review

Sometimes you need a reflector that is just a bit larger than one you might use for photography.You can mount the reflector on a light stand like the Impact Multiboom Light Stand/Reflector Holder that has clips. Just make sure you use a sandbag for the stand because the reflector does have some weight.One of the most common uses I like to use it for is diffusion outside, since it is so big it give your talent a little bit more room to move compare to a small reflector.It seems to be very durable and can take the abuse. And the zippers seem to be well made, I have never had them go off track in the 3 months I have used it.Of course the small ones are easy to collapse. But this one take a couple of tries.So far I must say I have been impressed by the Impact products I have review so far.This is single most cost effective lighting tool you will own.If you want to watch my review it on video, check out my site learningdslrvideo.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

What a big reflector

Verry huge reflector and for the price you can have better. But mine doesn't stay flat probably because of the way it was build. And with wind it should harder to take it flat...Read complete review

Verry huge reflector and for the price you can have better. But mine doesn't stay flat probably because of the way it was build. And with wind it should harder to take it flat for light reflextion. Also my zipper pin of the reflector are both in the same direction, not really handy. It does the job but [...] I'm still happy because this thing will always be practice in studio as gobo or with white reflector but for serious outdoor shooting I'll think about california sunbounce tool.

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5.0

One size fits all

By Db

from Dc

Verified Buyer

Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

I use lots of collapsible reflectors and backdrops for location work. This is a nice series army knife option with lots of ways to use it.

 
5.0

Fast delivery

By Keelie Reel Management PTY LTD

from Southport, Queensland, Australia

Verified Buyer

Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

BH Photo exceeded my expectations with fast delivery and comparable prices. Cheers!

 
5.0

Loved it! Much better than I had expected

By Prezlez

from Sydney, Australia

Verified Buyer

Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

Really good quality

 
4.0

Usefull

By Eder

from Washington

Verified Buyer

Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

I really liked how we were able to use without any problem. Gotta said that you gonna need an assistant to use it thou hehe.. but it's really usefull.

 
5.0

Perfect for exteriors

By Jorge

from New York, NY

Verified Buyer

Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

This reflector expands to an enormous size and folds back into a nice compact sleeve. Great for run & gun situations. Opening this up indoors and is tricky - also it takes some practice to figure out how to fold it back up (its in the twist). The 5 in 1 zip up cover comes in handy as well.

 
4.0

I probably would buy something smaller.

By Jim

from O'Fallon, MO

Verified Buyer

Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

I love everything about this product other than folding it to fit back in case. It takes two people to accomplish this and quite a chore.

 
5.0

Awesome Reflector

By jcasper

from virginia beach, va

Verified Buyer

Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

Reflector works great. Just used it for a shoot and it helped block out some really harsh sunlight. A little hard to fold up. Definitely need twp people.

 
5.0

Works great

By Alexander

from Estero, FL

Verified Buyer

Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

Works just as you would expect. Suggest watching a googled YouTub on collapsing technique. Makes it first disassemble easier.

 
4.0

Useful for groups

By tward88

from Iowa City, IA

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

Used it for a family shoot as a gobo for the sun out doors. worked great

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Easy to Use

By HeatherC

from Florida

Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

Im so happy with my new oval
reflector. It's the perfect size and alot easier to fold back up then reflectors Ive used in the past. Its now part of my must haves for every shoot.

 
5.0

Worth it

By Victor Trasvi�a

from New York

Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

Lost the first one I bought a few years ago and quite honestly I just had to buy it again, it works as a white background when need it and it just reflects a ton of light ! Worth every penny but might be bigger that what most ppl need altough I personally think you'll be better off with it than with out it

 
5.0

Not just for photo shoots

By Victor E

from Hackensack, N.J.

About Me Casual Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable

Cons

  • Flimsy

Best Uses

  • Indoors

Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

I'm using this reflector to block sunlight entering my home through windows that are high up and can't be covered with a shade.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
4.0

All in one!

By Levi Thomas Media

from Lubbock, TX

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General Use
    • Indoors
    • Outdoors
    • Portraits

    Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

    Great design and huge size for max reflection/diffusion. Have only got to use it a few times, but I know if will be a large part of all my shoots in the near future.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great Coverage

    By Bikeguy

    from New York City

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors
      • Outdoors
      • Portraits

      Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

      Perfect size for full body portraits. Takes a few tries to get used to folding back up.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Works great !!

      By Rebel Lens TX

      from Texas

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Lightweight
      • Long-Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Outdoors
        • Portraits

        Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

        I live and shoot in South Texas, so that means a LOT of sunlight. This works great as a diffuser and a reflector. Do yourself a favor and buy the frame to hold it and you'll be that much happier with it.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Great mid-size diffuser/reflector

        By Lucky Alexis

        from Miller Place, NY

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Lightweight
        • Long-Lasting
        • Powerful

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Use
          • Outdoors
          • Portraits
          • Special Events

          Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

          Portable, easy to use, very versatile, great price!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Excellent

          By Walt

          from Westminster, MD

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Good Color Value
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Portraits

            Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

            Gets the job done.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Very large, very nice!

            By Jay

            from San Diego

            Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

            When you're aiming to light up a full portrait, this will help you do it. No more small reflector half-lit images that you have to crop!

             
            5.0

            Awesome!

            By Nathan

            from Long Island

            Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

            I was very pleased with this product. Good Outer build quality and nice reflection panels. The shipping was great and I really love the diffuser! Great product for a nice price (it's pretty big so watch out that it doesn't flap into your face while unfolding).

            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Does it's job well

            By The Big Kahuna

            from Flat Rock, MI

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Good Color Value
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Outdoors
              • Portraits

              Comments about Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector - 42 x 72":

              Used for portraits

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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