Learn about the essential grip gear, from stands to sandbags, that photographers rely on when shooting on location or in studio.
- Hi, I'm Abba Shapiro and welcome to Essential Grip Gear for Photographers. In this course, we're going to explore some of the accessories professional photographers use to help them get their shots. We will be looking at a variety of light stands and mounting brackets, what gear you can use to control and shape light, such as flags and reflectors. We'll look at a variety of clamps and explain how and why you would use them and, of course, explore those little things such as multitools and gaffers tape that you should keep on hand to make sure your shoots go smoothly.
Now, let's go behind the scenes and explore some of the Essential Grip Gear for Photographers.
- What is a grip kit?
- Organizing and transporting your grip gear
- Using stands and plates
- Mounting equipment with clamps
- Controlling and shaping light
- Powering your shoots
- Staying safe: important safety gear
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Why Do You Need Grip Gear?
What is a grip kit?1m 3s
2. Stands and Plates
4. Controlling and Shaping Light
6. Safety Equipment and Essential Items
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