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FB-10 dual flash bracket
Dual-arm flash bracket designed for macro photography Content and images originally posted by DiggitalD
 DiggitalD's review
There aren't a whole lot of macro brackets out there. Wimberley makes a good-looking system you might have to apply for a loan to get. Manfrotto has a really basic and bulky model. Really Right Stuff has an interesting rig, but it is really confined. Flexi-neck models just don't hold heavy flashes in the precarious positions that are needed.
The Kirk bracket looked like the best simple fix. Two pivot joints allow a good amount of movement, along with the sliding mounts. It works well in most situations, but with the SB-800 and SB-600 strobes that I use, there are some angles I just can't get; sometimes I want to start twisting and bending the arms to get the light right. I've ended up carrying a small boom stand with me to reach the hard-to-get-to spots. Photographing pygmy butterflies in saltbush or ladybugs (ladybirds across the pond) in a jade bush requires some deft positioning. One more pivot would fix this dilemma.