Words by Scott Bourne - Platypod Pro - See My Work At ToyPhotographs.com
Edited by Eryka Bagwell
Platypod is mostly known for their camera supports and ball heads. But there are many accessories (grip) you can find at (https://www.platypod.com/collections/tripods-1) that will make your life easier. One of them is the simple, but brilliant Platypod Disc.
When Platypod's owner and found, Larry Tiefenbrunn first showed me the Platypod Disc I was very impressed. I don't know about you, but even though I own 122,615 Allen wrenches, I can never find one when I need one. So I loved the idea of the Platypod Disc (or PDiscs as I call them) because you can just screw one on to your camera or lens or LED light using nothing but your fingers. It's fully Arca-Swiss compatible so it works with ball heads (like the Platyball) or any other brand that is truly Arca-Swiss compatible.
But I found ANOTHER use for them. As light stands! Yep - I mount my ProFoto C1 LEDs to them and put them in small corners or against reflectors, etc. to push just a kiss of light onto a scene. You can mount things to them or use them to mount things. Double whammy good!
I always have about five of these discs with me because you never know when you will need one. Platypod Disc - https://www.platypod.com/products/platypod-disc
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