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Month: January 2019

“Studio” “Stand”

Having a small house in a rainy climate, I spend a lot of my time indoors rearranging furniture to take photos. A tripod can be a major hassle in a small space, both for the size of the leg footprint as well as the tedium and awkwardness of adjusting the camera height. Taking the photo above required a ladder, a chair, two tripod legs on the countertop, and one wedged against a cabinet. I looked around online at the studio stands available and saw that even the cheapest full-range stands were ~$1000. Even if I could find one used, most are still way too big for for my house, and I’m not sure if I’d even like using one. I made a mock up from some locally available parts and some stuff I had laying around. Continue ยป “Studio” “Stand”