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Kickstarter Phlite - Use your tripod as a light stand

Discussion in 'Accessories' started by dtchan, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. dtchan

    dtchan Mu-43 Veteran

    364
    Nov 24, 2010
    Hi everyone,

    Been a while since I posted in this forum. I was browsing kickstarter and saw this kind of cool item. I have a tripod myself and really don't use it that often - maybe few times a year. Is funny cause I have the same tripod as the picture below. Rest of the time it just sits at home. This seems like a neat idea to use it as a light stand. Just thought I would share this if anyone else is interested. I'm not associated with them in anyway.

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    Here is the link to their campaign.
    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/enlightphoto/phlitetm-enjoy-your-camera-gear-all-the-time
     
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  2. oldracer

    oldracer Mu-43 All-Pro

    Oct 1, 2010
    USA
    P. T. Barnum was right.
     
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  3. Droogie

    Droogie Mu-43 Veteran

    297
    Feb 23, 2013
    Washington State
    This is nothing new. I'd seen and actually made one of these myself several years ago. They didn't Google the concept. Plus I don't like the fact they are defacing the Nikkormat - a Kodak yes . . . but please not a Nikkormat. :)