These are a must-have allowing you to attach just about anything to anything. They are extremely handy when building different sets.
The Manfrotto 026 is a particularly sturdy umbrella adapter and allows you to easily swivel your light in any direction.
Every photographer should have a couple rolls of gaffer tape in their bag. This tape is great for securing wiring and gear without leaving a residue behind.
When wind starts to pick up on set, it's handy to have a few bungee cords on hand to help secure down lights or scrims.
Having a few radios handy saves a lot of headaches when trying to communicate with a big team of assistants, stylists, and makeup artists.
Having a speaker on set can really lighten the mood for everyone involved and make for a happier, more energetic shoot.
Gels are a handy tool when trying to add extra mood to your images. These are easy to slip over your flash to change the color output of your light.
Having different sized apple boxes on set can help you position yourself and your models in quick convenient ways while working through a shoot.
Sarah Oliphant creates incredible custom backgrounds that provide a painterly look to your images. Although they're expensive, each background is custom made and unique to the photographer who buys it.