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This semicircular white plastic clip came with a lightstand: what is it?

I ordered a cheap 9' light stand from Adorama, and in the box, just loose, was this weird clip: I don't see it in the manual or on the product photos online It's a white plastic partial circle, a ...
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What type of stand is needed for a beauty dish?

I've never used a beauty dish and I'm not sure what's the typical way of positioning it. I want to shoot on location and not in a studio setup, and I don't have an assistant. What kind of stand do I ...
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Other methods to attach a softbox to a light stand?

I am in the market for a soft box. The only ones I've used have had this type of attachment: http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41DNw3H4HYL.jpg where the flexible metal rods in the soft box just ...
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How can I light an Indian wedding without spoiling the decor or blocking the view with stands and gear?

As a wedding photographer, I am challenged for eliminating light stands and sunguns in a regular wedding and reception. As we all know, Indian weddings and receptions have a always-stretchable ...