Clay Cook's Miscellaneous Gear

Manfrotto 035RL Super Clamp with Standard StudManfrotto 035RL Super Clamp with Standard Stud

These are a must-have allowing you to attach just about anything to anything. They are extremely handy when building different sets. 

Manfrotto 026 Swivel Umbrella AdapterManfrotto 026 Swivel Umbrella Adapter

The Manfrotto 026 is a particularly sturdy umbrella adapter and allows you to easily swivel your light in any direction.

Impact Gaffer TapeImpact Gaffer Tape

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. 

Gruv Gear Flat BungeesGruv Gear Flat Bungees

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. 

Midland GXT1000VP4 2-Way Compact Communication RadioMidland GXT1000VP4 2-Way Compact Communication Radio (Pair)

Having a few radios handy saves a lot of headaches when trying to communicate with a big team of assistants, stylists, and makeup artists. 

Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker IIBose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II

Having a speaker on set can really lighten the mood for everyone involved and make for a happier, more energetic shoot. 

Rosco Color Effects Filter KitRosco Color Effects Filter Kit

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. 

Matthews Set of Four Apple BoxesMatthews Set of Four Apple Boxes

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 BackgroundsOliphant Backgrounds

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. 

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