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Camera House : Better Pictures 6
27 Accessories Gear SpotliGht Looking for a portable lighting solution that won’t break the bank? Consider this studio lighting kit from Premier, which delivers two 200 watt flash heads, two LT-2440 lighting stands, Premier umbrellas and two soft boxes. This is the ideal set up for portrait or studio work and is small and light enough to pack up and transport in your car if you need to take it on the road. Gary FonG powerSnoot premier Studio FlaSh unit bits & pieces Get a handle on all the accessories you’ll need to get you snapping off shots like a pro. Looking for a portable studio kit to photograph products, jewellery or object d’art? The Optex Photo Studio delivers a bright photo tent with diffuser screens and dual concave reflectors to provide soft, daylight-balanced light. It delivers a double-sided backdrop for added versatility, while the 15 watt compact fluorescents are energy efficient and provide great coverage. The inclusion of a mini tripod is another bonus. taSco optex photo Studio Sometimes you need a bit more light to effectively shoot your subject but a standard flash won’t cut it... Rather than lug around a large lighting kit, why not pick up a Gary Fong Powersnoot? The Powersnoot has been designed for maximum portability and will easily replace those cumbersome rigs and allow you to maximise the power of your strobe. Or mount it off your camera’s hot shoe to introduce a focused parabolic light source that’s great for shooting portraits or when used with a telephoto is superb for pinpointing wildlife. The Powersnoot is compatible with Canon and Nikon cameras. Love your Manfrotto tripod so much that you want to use it every time you shoot? Then how about adding a video head to your tripod and expand its repertoire even further. The 701HDV head provides a lovely fluid head that is ideal for panning and tilting. Solid construction provides a larger sliding plate for better positioning of your camera ensuring a good centre of gravity. A double pan bar rosette adds to ease of use. manFrotto 701hdV head 027_Bpics6_ACCESSORIES.indd 27 29/08/11 3:22 PM
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