Lighting grip refers to any equipment used in lighting which is not electrical. This can mean anything used to support lighting equipment or equipment used to modify the light beam in any way.
The basic item of lighting ‘grip’ equipment is the lighting stand. These are available in a variety of sizes and specifications. The important parameters are:
Universal socket 28 mm/16 mm and 16 mm spigot
Required base diameter
Maximum safe working load (SWL)
Weight of stand
Complete with braked wheels?
Lazy leg (extendable leg)
Stands must always be rigged so that the stand ‘column’ is vertical. An extendable leg is a useful asset which enables a stand ...