The Photo Studio Collapsible Rectangular Reflector helps to diffuse or reflect light. Whether you are looking to soften harsh shadows that occur with natural sunlight or reflect light indoors using a studio light, the 5-in-1 Studio Reflector serves as an apt tool. 5-in-1 reflector panels feature the five most commonly used surfaces : Translucent, Silver, Gold, White and Black.1) Translucent for softer lighting without shadow 2) Silver for contrast3) Gold for warm tone4) Black block out unwanted light5) White produce neutral color temperatureQuickly & Easily Diffuse Harsh Light When harsh light causes shadows on your subject, place the reflector surface directly between the light source and the subject to diffuse the harsh light. The reflective panel also allows you to fill in the dark area with a more natural skin tone.The studio reflectors also come with a carry case so they are easy to store. (Note! When cleaning the reflector please use a non-bleach laundry detergent. Applying any cleaner to the reflective surface may damage its laminated surface).