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General Brand Right Angle Bracket with Vertical and Horizontal Flash Shoe

B&H # GBBWAQ MFR # VA320
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This bracket provides an economical way to do both horizontal and vertical flash photography. This "L" bracket features two flash shoes, one for shooting with the camera in the standard horizontal position, and one for shooting in the vertical position.

Flash brackets are designed to increase the distance between the flash head and the lens in order to minimize the occurrence of redeye and to also reduce flash-shadows behind the subject.

By using an "L" shaped bracket the flash is slightly off-center, which also adds a little more dimension to the face in portrait photography.

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General BrandRight Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes
 
4.3

(based on 53 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (32)
  • Lightweight (29)
  • Durable (15)
  • Highly compatible (13)
  • Attach securely (11)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Travel (13)
    • Home movies (12)
    • Shooting outdoors (12)
    • Shooting indoors (11)
    • HD shooting (10)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Tech savvy (17), Aspiring film maker (8), Semi-pro photographer (7), Film professional (6), Photo enthusiast (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (30)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Handy Little Accessory

    I got this bracket to help me get my flash off camera and attached to a miniball for some macro photography work and for some event photography. This is a very inexpensive yet very...Read complete review

    I got this bracket to help me get my flash off camera and attached to a miniball for some macro photography work and for some event photography. This is a very inexpensive yet very sturdy little bracket. It does not fold but is lightweight enough and compact enough to easily toss into a gadget bag or the outside pocket of a backpack. It holds my 40D with ease and has a comfortable rubberized grip. One of the shoe mounts was a tad loose upon arrival, but this was easily fixed with an eyeglass screwdriver to tighten the small screws in. The bottom of the arm easily attaches to the camera and holds it quite steady. You can also tripod mount this bracket to a standard tripod thread mount size 1/4" making the attachment of a QR plate a cinch. Overall, this is a very effective little bracket and I look forward to using it even more in the future.

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    Goody Two Shoes

    [...] I am using it to mount an older Vivitar 283 to my D80. I am using the 283 with a Wein Safe-Sync to isolate the high trigger voltage. I was concerned...Read complete review

    [...] I am using it to mount an older Vivitar 283 to my D80. I am using the 283 with a Wein Safe-Sync to isolate the high trigger voltage. I was concerned about the height and weight of the combination of the two on my D80's flash mount. So now I have the Safe-Sync on the camera linked to the 283 on the flash mount. One unexpected advantage of the two shoes on this flash mount is that when I remove the bracket from the camera, I store the Safe-Sync on the second shoe. I never have to look for it.I am a little concerned about the construction, right away I had to tighten the very small Phillips screws that fasten the chrome flash slot to the black bracket bar. And maybe its just my flash unit, but seems that the chrome bracket could fit my flash foot a little more snugly. If I was bumping shoulders and elbows with hordes of press photographers I would definitely want a more rugged unit, but for now, it suits my needs.

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    3.0

    DID ITS PURPOSE AND EASY TO HANDLE

    By JOY

    from NEW YORK

    About Me Aspiring Film Maker, Technically Challenged

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Documentaries
      • HD Shooting
      • Home Movies
      • Shooting Indoors
      • Shooting Outdoors
      • Travel

      Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

      DID ITS PURPOSE. EASY TO HANDLE. WILL RECOMMEND IT TO FRIENDS

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      3.0

      Great for the price.

      By Tony P

      from New York, NY

      About Me Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Highly Compatible
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Flimsy Design

      Best Uses

        Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

        I just wanted a simple flash bracket - nothing fancy- to go off-camera on my DSLR. For the price, this worked fine. The only annoyance was that the hot shoe slot was a bit too wide, preventing the flash from sitting in the holder securely. I had to hold the flash in with my thumb to keep it from sliding off. Nothing that a pair of pliers didn't eventually fix, so still a good purchase for the price. Like the fact it was tripod mountable as well.

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        5.0

        I would buy this product again and again

        By petterkoehle

        from fort lauderdale

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

            excellent for light and put wireless microphone

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            • No

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            5.0

            Get THIS one

            By Bushman

            from Orlando, FL

            About Me Film Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Highly Compatible
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Documentaries
              • HD Shooting
              • Home Movies
              • Shooting Indoors
              • Shooting Outdoors
              • Travel

              Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

              Great design, versatile, easy to use, great value.

              This bracket is great with two cold shoes. The grip is comfortable, and made of durable material.

              The design allows you to slide the camera to align properly. This is a great feature. You can also mount this bracket to a tripod or 1/4" accessories.

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              5.0

              Adds Convenience and comfort

              By Gabe Solomon

              from Lawrence, NY

              About Me Film Professional, Tech Savvy

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Highly Compatible
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Documentaries
                • Home Movies
                • Travel

                Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

                I mount my canon vixia to this Bracket. It provides added stability to the video shoot, and allows me to mount my microphone and light.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Solid inexpensive solution

                By tbro

                from Los Angeles, Ca

                About Me Tech Savvy

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Highly Compatible
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

                    Solid compact inexpensive solution to get your flash up off the lens. Makes a huge difference in the quality of lighting being able to throw the light over and around to light your subject. Should have gotten one of these years ago. Highly recommended.

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                    5.0

                    Great Little Bracket-

                    By larsnyc0

                    from New York City

                    About Me Film Professional, Tech Savvy

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Highly Compatible
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Documentaries
                      • HD Shooting
                      • Home Movies
                      • Shooting Indoors
                      • Shooting Outdoors
                      • Travel

                      Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

                      Alternate use:

                      Use in commbination with Camcorders that don't have a cold/ hot shoe for an external mic- mount the camcorder on the bottome- mic on cold shoe at top- Works great hand held or on a tripod-
                      Use it with a Canon Vixia and Rhode Mic-
                      Great inexpensive solution!

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                      5.0

                      Perfect for a Video Light

                      By David the Safety man

                      from Pompano Beach, FL

                      About Me Technically Challenged

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Highly Compatible
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Home Movies
                        • Shooting Indoors

                        Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

                        I wanted to connect my video light to my camera and this was the perfect bracket for that purpose.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Flash "L" bracket

                        By rocky

                        from Lehigh Acres, Fl. 33971

                        About Me Freelancer For 40 Years

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attach Securely

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • All Of The Above
                          • Birthdays
                          • Night Video
                          • Professional Work
                          • Special Events
                          • Weddings

                          Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

                          This is a great flash bracket for switching from horizontal compositions to vertical compositions quickly and easily. A really good and useful flash bracket. No doubt !

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                          4.0

                          Works fine

                          By Joe

                          from Kings Park, NY

                          About Me Aspiring Film Maker, Tech Savvy

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Attach Securely

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Birthdays
                            • Night Video
                            • Special Events
                            • Weddings

                            Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

                            Works as advertised. It is inexpensive, and it is more than worth the price. No problems so far. I wouldn't beat it though. Not for professionals, but great for everyone else.

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                            2.0

                            Good idea, lousy construction

                            By sweeperdave

                            from San Jose, CA

                            About Me Film Professional

                            Pros

                            • Compact Design
                            • Price
                            • Two Mounting Points

                            Cons

                            • Flimsy
                            • Shoe Mounting Hardware

                            Best Uses

                            • Very Light Duty Work

                            Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

                            I use this bracket to hold a continuous light, LED, on top and a wireless receiver on the side. I've used this for personal and professional applications with a consumer level camcorder where a larger, pro-level video camera was either too large, too intrusive or too intimidating. I enjoyed the simple, light, compact design and low price.

                            Unfortunately, the unit did not last long. The screws that fasten the actual cold shoes to the bracket stripped and would no longer hold my gear securely. The unit may be good enough for occasional and very light use for lightweight gear but nothing more.

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                            1.0

                            No good

                            By Nex

                            from Orlando

                            About Me Tech Savvy

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Too Tight

                            Cons

                            • Wrong Adapter For Bracket

                            Best Uses

                            • No Good

                            Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

                            Bracket, doesn't fit the adapter for nex 7

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                            • No

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                            4.0

                            Right Angle Bracket

                            By Robbym

                            from Toronto, Canada

                            About Me Tech Savvy

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Attach Securely
                            • Long Lasting

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

                                Surprisingly high quality for the price. This is a very solid all metal bracket with a comfortable grip. Much better product than I expected.

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                                5.0

                                Excellent fit to purpose

                                By Jeff

                                from Melville, NY

                                About Me Tech Savvy

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Attach Securely

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

                                    Solid construction, comfortable grip, fair price.

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    Does what it should

                                    By ratwrf

                                    from asheville, nc

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                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Attach Securely
                                    • Long Lasting

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

                                        Sturdy, Two cold shoes allows to support remote trigger and flash cleanly. Sturdy Great deal for the price.

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                                        5.0

                                        Practical & Affordable

                                        By Jayson99501

                                        from Anchorage, AK

                                        About Me Tech Savvy

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Attach Securely
                                        • Long Lasting

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Birthdays
                                          • Night Video
                                          • Professional Work
                                          • Special Events
                                          • Weddings

                                          Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

                                          It does what it should, how it should. The item is solid and high quality. A practical & affordable solution for a better grip of the camera. I highly recomend this product.

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                                          5.0

                                          Simple and practical design

                                          By Regi Reg

                                          from Sunrise, FL

                                          About Me Parent, Tech Savvy

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Attach Securely
                                          • Long Lasting
                                          • Powerful

                                          Cons

                                          • None

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Birthdays
                                          • Special Events

                                          Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

                                          Pretty straight forward, does exactly what it is supposed to be doing. The hotshoes are built-in which makes it pretty solid.

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                                          4.0

                                          solid and cheap

                                          By ArTO

                                          from T.O.

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Attach Securely

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Special Events
                                            • Weddings

                                            Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

                                            Not much to go wrong, it is rather simple 'device'.
                                            Used for external microphone or/and flash, no problems so far.
                                            No, mine does not smell :-)

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                                            4.0

                                            What to say, it works

                                            By EW

                                            from MT

                                            About Me Aspiring Film Maker, Tech Savvy

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Attach Securely
                                            • Long Lasting

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Special Events

                                              Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

                                              It does what it should, how it should. One thing though, when you put a bracket on your camera with a flash, suddenly everyone thinks you are a "professional" or you work for the newspaper.

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                                              5.0

                                              Great for the price

                                              By Fresh Behavior

                                              from Atlanta, GA

                                              About Me Aspiring Film Maker, Film Professional, Tech Savvy

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Attach Securely
                                              • Even Light Source
                                              • Long Lasting
                                              • Powerful

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Professional Work
                                                • Special Events

                                                Comments about General Brand Right Angle Bracket with 2 Flash Shoes:

                                                Needed additional hot shoe adapters. The item is solid and high quality. It also adds additional support for my DSLR to obtain steadier shots.

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