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(based on 1 ratings)
Brand: Photogenic
Located in: Studio Lights
6 1/2 foot telescoping (47'' to 78'') boom-arm with swivel and counter weight.
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Avg. Customer Rating:
 
4 stars
(based on 1 review)
 
does the job
By K LeeVerified Purchaser from Davis, CA on 4/1/2011
Best Uses:
Photography, Portraits, Strobe Lighting
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Photo Enthusiast
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Photogenic Photogenic 6 ft. Telescoping Boom & Swivel:

Was excited to get the boom arm to use with my Photogenic lights to complete a portrait set up in my home studio. I'm using the boom with a 12" by 36" Photogenic softbox which is perfect for adding hair/shoulder highlights. But the first thing I mounted to the boom was my Nikon D700 which I then proceeded to shoot wide angle, high angle interior shots with. Never occurred to me how unique a perspective you can get putting the camera at ceiling height. So I guess I got more than I bargained for. Great!

Photogenic does not specify weight handling on the arm - I tried both the 6.8lb. PL1250 and the 3lb. AKC320III and I do not recommend much over the 3lbs. on this arm. Get a stronger arm with more counterweight if you're using larger strobes. The StudioMax AKC320III feels perfectly safe on the boom at extension.

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