You'd think that light-stands are light-stands. They hold up studio lights or speedlights and any kind of light modifier. But what sets light-stands apart from each other, are the other features - such as portability and ease of use.
I mostly use the Manfrotto 1051BAC / 1052BAC and 1004BAC light-stands. My review of the Manfrotto light-stands explains this. What I like most about them, is that they are stackable. They clip together in quite a compact set of light-stands. Easier to carry with one hand. The clipping-together feature also Read more inside...
Review: Lightstands - Manfrotto 1051BAC, 1052BAC and 1004BAC
I recently updated the lightstands that I regularly use, to the three of the Manfrotto range of light-stands,
- the compact: Manfrotto 1051BAC (affiliate )
- the medium-sized Manfrotto 1052BAC (affiliate)
- the taller, heavier tall: Manfrotto 1004BAC (affiliate)
They have a few interesting features. They are:
The air-cushioning helps prevents damage to equipment, or injury to fingers if you forget to fully tighten the section locks. Read more inside...