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Les Wilson June 16th, 2012 03:58 PM

Anyone use these triangular reflectors?
 
Has anyone used these Trigrip reflectors?
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/270874-REG/Lastolite_LL_LR3636_TriGrip_Reflector_Sunfire_Silver.html
I'm wondering if the shape is more stable in the wind than a circular one.
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/642569-REG/California_Sunbounce_C_SM8_820_Sun_Mover_Zebra_White.html

Oren Arieli June 16th, 2012 05:01 PM

Re: Anyone use these triangular reflectors?
 
I have a smaller version, but haven't used it as a butterfly or on an arm yet. It's doubtful I will. How are you mounting your circular reflectors? I've had mine in breezy conditions (5-10mph I'm guessing), without issues. It helps to have a reflector arm and solid c-stand well ballasted. I'm guessing that surface area plays more of a factor than shape in wind buffetting. However, all else being equal, I'd rather be a circle in the wind than a triangle.

Les Wilson June 17th, 2012 05:27 AM

Re: Anyone use these triangular reflectors?
 
Grips hold them. Regardless if human or stand, if you think about holding a reflector in two places along the edge, a circle results in two 180 degree semi circles exposed to the wind. A triangle would seem to present a much different and perhaps more rigid shape.


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