Questions tagged [lightstands]
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How can I re-tighten the lever locks on my light stand?
When using a light stand with lever locks, the locks start to lose grip after a while. It is difficult to reach the recessed nut to tighten the locking mechanism again. Is there any advice or trick-of-...
Which stand or adapter for Colorspike light fixture?
I have these ColorSpike lights that I want to put on a stand. They come with a stand adapter that ends with a 5/8" male stud. So now I am confused: apparently, usually these studs appear on the ...
What do you use as a portable lighting mono pole?
Does anyone of you have an elegant solution or product in mind to use as a handheld mono pole for on-location use with a spigot for attaching a strobe head with a soft box? Let's say a Godox AD600 ...
What's the difference between these studs?
I have this bracket and I'm trying to put it on two different light stands. The stud on this one fits perfectly: (it's a Westcott 9910 stand). The socket slides all the way down on the stud so when ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...