Using duct tape and zip ties in the field


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Using duct tape and zip ties in the field

This week on The Practicing Photographer, I want to talk to you about being prepared for those times when you're not prepared. My name is Ben Long, and I am very fortunate to get to work with this incredible Lynda crew that's always prepared for anything. It's really fun to just watch, they always have exactly the right mount to pull out for something, or bracket to pull out for something else. I'm not like that. I routinely head off to go camping in the middle of nowhere and I forget my tent poles. Or I go driving and I forget my map. Whatever. So, it's not unusual for me to get out to shoot something and lack a critical piece of gear.

I want to talk about some very quick and easy things you can do if you get out and you're trying to use your flash, and you find that you don't have what you need to get your flash mounted on a flash stand. I have a stand here, and I have a flash. The stand, though, only has a quarter inch screw on the end, because I forgot to bring the thing t...

Using duct tape and zip ties in the field
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