C-stands. Pretty basic stuff, right? Yup, but it you don’t know how to use the stand correctly things can fall down, tip over, or tangle things up. Plus, who wants to get chewed out on the set for lacking basic c-stand etiquette? Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC (The Need for Speed, Terminator Salvation, and other films) gives you the skinny on c-stands.