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Old 04-04-2013   #1
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Or short stick / short monopod to attach a flash (speedlite) to. Does such a thing exist.

By short I mean less than a meter.

Anybody know.

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You could always fabricate something but you can also purchase


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then attach it to an old stand or wooden dowel that you can get at a hardware store (this is what I have done personally)\



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Cool, GP.

Personally, I'd rather avoid the DIY route
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I have a pair of these and they work very well. Similar is also available from Adorama, Amazon.com or ebay.com.

if you need something a little longer just mount it on a monopod - either collapsed or extended. Add a budget RF trigger like the Yongnuo RF-602s or RF-603s and you are in business.

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Thanks, Don.

I already have all you mentioned. A bracket, monopod (two of them, actually), and Phottix Odin as a wireless trigger. What I'm looking for is sort of a short monopod. The Manfrotto monopods I have are rather long, even when collapsed.

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Yeah, something like that.

Judging from the photos and price it's doubtful it handle a big dSLR with an L lens, however.

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Judging from the photos and price it's doubtful it handle a big dSLR with an L lens, however.
I thought you were just wanting to put a speedlight on it.
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You mean a camera bracket with an extending flash mount?




If so, there's all kinds of variations.

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I thought you were just wanting to put a speedlight on it.
Opps . You are absolutely right, Zemlin! Must be thinking of Apollo softbox, which It will be used with.

Thanks, mate.


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