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9.Solutions Python Clamps & Other Rigging Tools — Great Products & Very Affordable

We recently blogged about the clamps and tools needed for a small grip kit. Well there's a new line of clamps and rigging tools that you need to check out if you are trying to buy quality clamps and tools … Continue reading

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What are The Best Clamps and Tools for a Small Grip Kit?

Clamps and tools needed in a small grip kit. What do I need to buy for a grip kit? Best items for a grip kit?
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How to Buy Gaffers Tape…Does Price Impact Quality?

When Shopping for Gaffers Tape, Not All Gaffers Tape is Created Alike! At first glance all standard 2" rolls of black gaffers tape may look alike, but not all gaffers tape is created alike.  If you take a closer look and … Continue reading

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Creative Lighting Tips on a Budget: Chinese Lanterns | BarnDoor Blog

Are you are an experienced gaffer, lighting professional, set designer, or DP interested in lighting a tight area or looking to create a little extra accent lighting?  Are you new to product or event lighting and looking for simple, inexpensive, quality lighting tools without having to make … Continue reading

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Creative Lighting Tips on a Budget: Chinese Lanterns and LiteGear’s LiteStix

Are you are an experienced gaffer, lighting professional, set designer, or DP interested in lighting a tight area or looking to create a little extra accent lighting?  Are you new to product or event lighting and looking for simple, inexpensive, quality lighting tools without having to make … Continue reading

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The Chauvet Freedom LED Par Quad-4 IP…The Perfect Light to Dress Up Any Event!

  Need a simple, affordable, battery-operated, wireless RGBA color LED par event light?  Want to add a splash of color to an upcoming meeting, wedding, dance or trade show, for a more memorable event? The Chauvet Freedom LED Par Quad-4 IP is it!  At … Continue reading

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Newly Designed Matthews Grip Equipment RoadFlags II Kit 4×4 Nets/Flags

Matthews Studio Equipment has re-designed their RoadFlags 4×4 Flag / Scrim Kit with a easier to use frame and smaller travel case.  The new 4×4 frame breaks down into 4 components, taking up less space in the kit.  In addition, … Continue reading

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How to Install Add a Tap or Add a Plug Male Electrical Connectors to Zip Cord

Need to run lightweight extension cords on a film, video or photo set?  Zip cord or lamp cord is 18/2 wire used for low wattage applications like a practical lamp or chinese lantern.  You can quickly make these cords with … Continue reading

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Why are Video Camera Tripods So Expensive?

Why are Video Camera Tripods So Expensive?  The answer, they don't have to be.  You finally have the money to make your first pro camera purchase, maybe a Canon 5D or C300.  Then you have to pick a lens, which … Continue reading

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The Doorway Dolly is still a relevant tool for creating motion in film and video productions.

The Doorway Dolly is still a relevant tool for creating motion in film and video productions.  The Doorway provides a stable platform for the camera operator to follow the action.  Use a tripod or operate hand held for a more … Continue reading

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