There are several types of sandbags and definitely plenty of reasons to use them with your C stands and tripods. The Rock Bar is a new product that helps you weigh down your tripods and stands. It’s sleek, sturdy and has removable weights, and it aims to replace all your wide and bulky sandbags.
Whenever you are using heavy gear on your set, you risk the stands tipping over and causing damage. This is certainly something you want to avoid, and this is why you should use sandbags. Some photographers and videographers don’t use it, and some do – but in a wrong way. In this video, Jay P. Morgan tells you all you should know about sandbags – different types you can get, what they are for and how to use them properly.