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Old 04-30-2014   #21
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Are they any good, Tim?

They look super.
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Hahaha no problem.

Personally I hate those separate camera rotators. You have to turn the camera and flash separately.

Check out the last one I linked. Even easier to use than the one from gryph.
So if you are bouncing flash what do you do in portrait mode, bounce off the wall instead of the ceiling?
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You are brutal , gryphonslair, ha ha

Btw, you need an easier name. Just say'n.
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Are they any good, Tim?

They look super.

I've no idea. I just think they look crazy. They look pretty darn solid, and they certainly aren't cheap. Bit to extroverted for my personal tastes though.

Of course they always have the Guillotine when you want to be a bit less flamboyant:
ProMediaGear Guillotine Flash Bracket - Most Feature Packed - YouTube
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A quick google says... and I quote here...

"Your Price: $374.00"

Hmm, let me think about it for a bit.
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You are brutal , gryphonslair, ha ha

Btw, you need an easier name. Just say'n.
Nah....not brutal....Been there...done that....have the T-shirt from flip brackets. That's the one big flaw in them for me. If you like landscape mode they are great, but if you are shooting in portrait mode then you are limited with you flash being in landscape mode.

I have tried other camera rotators and the only one I like is the Custom Bracket. It is quality workmanship. Because of the ability to rotate the camera it is a bit heavier which can be a down side but it does fold down nicely to pack.

I was trying to find an old photo of an item that sounds perfect for you. It was a hard hat with a corded hot shoe attached to the top with a Nikon strobe attached to that facing backward into a small umbrella. Can't find it right now. Off camera and solves the problem.
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A quick google says... and I quote here...

"Your Price: $374.00"

Hmm, let me think about it for a bit.
Got mine barely used for $150.00 back when the kit was $300.
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Al, try this one:

CB Digital-T - Camera Flash Brackets - Products - Custom Brackets

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So if you are bouncing flash what do you do in portrait mode, bounce off the wall instead of the ceiling?
I was referring to how the bracket you linked has the camera rotate separately from the flash arm.

Look at this one:

CB Digital-T - Camera Flash Brackets - Products - Custom Brackets

You simply turn the camera in your hands like normal, and flip the flash arm.

Even less complicated.
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I have the Digital Pro-E from Custom Brackets. Not cheap but works great. I got mine with the Manfrotto quick release plate attachment so it interchanges with the rest of my gear.
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This one?


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