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The Enthusiast's Guide to DIY Photography by Mike Hagen

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24. MACRO FLASH BRACKETS

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THIS IS A very useful tool for handheld macro photography. It allows you to walk around in the field without having to hold the flashes. The bracket’s arms are adjustable to move the flashes forward and backward. The ball heads allow you to precisely position the orientation of the flashes, as well.

I purchased the brackets for this project at my local big-box hardware store. The galvanized pieces were very inexpensive and the total price for the brackets and screws was about $5. I found the mini ball heads on Amazon.com for about $6 each. I already had the quick-release camera mount in my kit, but you can buy quick-release ...

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