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    How do i mount my flash to my tripod?

    Ok so i want to use my hotshoe flash off camera. How exactly do i attach it to a tripod??

    I have a monfrotto 190x with the 804rc2 head......



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    Quote Originally Posted by Kanikula View Post
    Ok so i want to use my hotshoe flash off camera. How exactly do i attach it to a tripod??

    I have a monfrotto 190x with the 804rc2 head......
    Several ways, a Manfrotto Super Clamp will clamp it to a pod leg, shelf, door, tube, almost anything up to about 2". Also, Manfrotto has little brass pins for the superclamp that have 1/4" and 3/8" tapped holes in them, one in each end. The pins are 5/8" in dia. and that is standard dia. for light stands. A shoe mount adapter for a light stand can then be used over the pin threaded to your tripod.


    Link to pin/stud
    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...male_Stud.html

    Link to superclamp:
    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...lamp_with.html

    Link hot shoe to 5/8" pin/stud adapter w/swival:
    http://www.mpex.com/browse.cfm/4,4721.htm

    Hope this helps.
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    As John mentioned, the Super Clamp will clamp on most anything. I also got a couple of Photoflex Shoe Mount Multiclamp to sit on top of light stands. I put a strip of electrical tape on the metal shoe mount where the flashes contacts sit.

    Appararently the light stands I got from B&H aren't there anymore, but they were Bogen 6' Stand w/Retract Legs 5/8" Stud. Anything similar will work. Just check on stud size and I wouldn't go less than 6'...8' would be better methinks.
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