Working with light stands, brackets, and clamps


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Working with light stands, brackets, and clamps

I love working with the electronics and the hi-tech toys, believe me, but sometimes, it gets down to just good old-fashioned hardware. And that's what we're going to talk about here, because unless you have a legion of helpers to hold flashes and modifiers and so forth, you're going to need some stands and some clamps to work off-camera. So, let me show you some of the stuff that I carry with me. So, we're going to start with the light stand itself. Now, I like something that's light, that's easy to carry, and that folds down, so it doesn't take up a lot of room in the trunk of the car.

However, you also need a stand that extends up above your subject's head. So, l like a stand that goes up seven feet or so. That's really handy! These will last forever. You'll probably need two of them, so you can have some lighting options, but once you buy them, you'll always have them. Now, once you have your stands, you're going to need a way to connect th...

Working with light stands, brackets, and clamps
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Working with light stands, brackets, and clamps provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Derrick Story as part of the Photo Assignment: Off-Camera Flash

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