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Speedliter’s Handbook: Learning to Craft Light with Canon Speedlites by Syl Arena

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Chapter 15. Get a Grip

MOUNTING A SPEEDLITE ANYWHERE 205

SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO TAKE A STAND 210

REACHING OUT: POLES, BOOMS, AND BOOM STANDS 212

RAILS AND OTHER MULTI-LITE MOUNTS 214

STAYING FLEXIBLE: BUNGIES, STRAPS, AND GAFF 215

Figure 15.1. Creating great light starts with putting your Speedlites in the right spot. From left: Super Clamp, Umbrella Adapter, Justin Clamp, and Lovegrove Bracket.

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The Short Version

By now, you know that to create interesting light, you have to create interesting shadows. To create interesting shadows, you have to get your Speedlite off the axis of the lens. To accomplish that, you’ll want to be able to put it ...

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