Various Grip

  • Gitzo Series 2 Off-Center Ball Head

    Gitzo Series 2 Magnesium Off Center Ball Head, Quick Release

    Good quality and range of motion. Plus decent price point.

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  • Gitzo Explorer Tripod

    Gitzo Series 2 Carbon 6X Explorer Tripod – 4 Section G-Lock

    Lightweight and durable for travel needs. Cool locking column option which is handy when you have to get into an unusual position or tough angle.

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  • Gitzo Traveler Monopod

    Gitzo Traveler Series 5 Carbon Monopod, 6-Section

    Worth updating your monopod with this new G-lock system. Quick to use and doesn’t take up much room.

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  • Gitzo Systematic Tripod

    Gitzo Systematic Series 5 Carbon Tripod, Long Eye-Level 4-Section

    This is when you are using the “Big Guns” for a camera/lens rig and need the most load capacity possible – when you need the max performance.

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  • Gitzo Series 5 Systematic Ball Head

    Gitzo Systematic Ball Head Series 5 Quick Release D

    Heavy-duty, smooth ball head when you are using the “Big Guns” Series 5 tripod.

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  • Gitzo Series 5 Off-Center Ball Head

    Gitzo Series 5 Magnesium Off Center Ball Head, Quick Release

    Durable head with the QR (Quick Release) system which has a good range of motion.

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  • sandbag

    Avenger 25 Pound Dual Wing Cordura Sandbag

    Good ole sandbag to hold your stands in place. Have a whole bunch of these

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  • Avenger c-stand

    Avenger 9.8′ C-Stand 30 Kit, Chrome

    Our light stand of choice. Heavy, and all that. But the durability, flexibility it gives you out there in location land is worth the effort to haul ’em along.

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  • avenger baby pin

    Avenger 6″ Long Nail Pin

    This little sucker makes the C-stand work. Slip it into the grip knuckle and you’ve got another pivot point. I would say, if you have a C-stand, this is a necessary attachment.

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  • Avenger Chrome Mini Boom

    Avenger Chrome Mini Boom Extends from 46″ to 83″

    When you need that extra reach, the above is the way to go. Gets your light beyond the scope of the regular C-stand extension arm.

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  • MF 1004BAC

    Manfrotto 1004BAC 144″ Air Cushioned Aluminum Light Stand

    This variety of Manfrotto stands go with us everywhere, in varying numbers and sizes. The stacker feature gives them a thinner profile for packing. Good stands, though we’ve had some issues with the locking mechanism breaking off- which enables them to stack.

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  • MF 1005BAC

    Manfrotto 1005BAC 107″ Air Cushioned Aluminum Light Stand

    This variety of Manfrotto stands go with us everywhere, in varying numbers and sizes. The stacker feature gives them a thinner profile for packing. Good stands, though we’ve had some issues with the locking mechanism breaking off- which enables them to stack.

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  • MF 1051BAC

    Manfrotto 1051BAC 83″ Air Cushioned Aluminum Light Stand

    This variety of Manfrotto stands go with us everywhere, in varying numbers and sizes. The stacker feature gives them a thinner profile for packing. Good stands, though we’ve had some issues with the locking mechanism breaking off- which enables them to stack.

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  • Manfrotto Justin Clamp

    Manfrotto Justin Clamp

    Had a hand in creating these, and made the mistake of not asking for a royalty on them. Man, they’ve sold a lot of these. My bud Justin Stailey, responding to my complaints (what else?) came over to my studio years ago, and cobbled this together from existing Manfrotto off the shelf parts. Hence, the Justin clamp was born.

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  • Frio Cold shoe lock

    Frio Universal Locking Cold Shoe

    We were introduced to these by the Strobist himself, and have really come to love them.  They hold up better than just about any spring-loaded flash cold shoe, and have a built-in locking mechanism that you don’t even have to think about.  They’re also a perfect addition to the Manfrotto Justin Clamp, who’s cold shoe from the factory tends to be a bit tight with some of the newer flash units (SB900, for one).

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  • Shurline Paint Pole

    Shur-Line 06572L Paint Pole

    The cheapest piece of photo equipment we use– because it’s not photo equipment.  Pair it with a Kacey Pole Adapter, and you’ve got yourself a great means of getting a light close to your subject, when working fast.

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  • kacey pole adapter

    Kacey Pole Adapter

    These great adapters turn your basic paint pole you can buy on Amazon, into one of the handiest (and cheapest) ways to  get your light close to your subject.  Perfect for working on the fly, and shooting events.

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  • Manfrotto Variable Firction Arms

    Manfrotto 244N Variable Friction Arms with Super Clamps

    What in the world would we do without these? I use them all the time to clamp lights and cameras, steady tripods, and just in general get things into a place and locked down.

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  • Avenger 12x12 Butterfly_2

    Avenger 12×12′ Butterfly Frame w/Silk

    Bring her about laddies! Set sail! You better have few people on the set with you if you’re thinking about setting this up. Outside, it’s crazy. Slightest breeze and this thing will kick your ass. Read More →