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Old 18th April 2009
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Basic flash bracket

I have an E-3 and have just bought an FL-50R. I want to get a basic flash bracket that will allow me to fit the flash at the same level as the camera base. I have seen a cheap Hama on some online stores and there are basic ones in EBay.
Does anyone have something like this and if you have are there any that come recommended?

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Re: Basic flash bracket

Not got, but if looking I would check out the Speed Graphc site they always have a good range of bits and pieces


Worth requesting their catalogue easier to look through than the web

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Re: Basic flash bracket

I had a cheap folding one, Jessops I think, and it was very wobbly, inadequate for even the FL-36. I do recommend trying before buying.
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Re: Basic flash bracket

I've used an old OM Power Bounce Grip II very successfully with the FL36 and FL50. Mine was a hang over from OM days, but I think they can be picked up 2nd hand quite cheaply. Very solid. Probably quite useful in hand-to-hand combat.

Doesn't permit the flash to be mounted quite at the same level as the camera base, although the height is adjustable.
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