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Need a Lift?

By Allan Weitz

Even if you're six feet tall in your stocking feet, sometimes you need to get a bit higher in order to nail the best shooting angle. To fill the need we now carry the Pearstone Three-Step Ladder, a lightweight yet sturdy aluminum alloy step ladder that folds up to a tidy 3.5 inches, making it easy to stow away when not in use.

The Pearstone Three-Step ladder weighs a wee bit over 18 lbs, is 18.5" wide, 47" tall, and has a top step height of 30". To make getting from point ‘A' to point ‘B' easy, the Pearstone Three-Step ladder has a set of 4" TPR bearing wheels that fold inward, flush to the ladder when not needed.

Pearstone's Three-Step Ladder The Pearstone Three-Step Ladder folded
Pearstone's Three-Step Ladder The Pearstone Three-Step Ladder folded

Each step is certified to support up to 330 lbs, which means it can handle the average wedding photographer, 2 camera bodies, 4 lenses, a flash, battery pack, and wireless trigger… or a skinny guy with 8 dozen point-and-shoot cameras and a large bottle of Avian in his pocket. And at around $99.95, it's an affordable solution for shooting over crowds and other occasions that call for elevated points-of-view.

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