Reader Mike Coutinho saw the post about the studio compression pole, and this triggered something in his mind.
Same as with the DIY system, you can create a vertical pole from floor to ceiling and hang stuff on it (Flash, backdrop, diffuser panel).
The extra value of this solution is that it does not have to go vertical; the top pad can support various angles, so you can go diagonally wild. Another “feature” is that the Third Hand comes ready and there is not much DIY you need to assemble the pole. [Read more…]