A&P Any Monopod Users?

Discussion in 'Lifestyle' started by airbrat, Apr 20, 2005.

  1. airbrat

    airbrat Swollen Member

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    freshout freshout of the cell

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    Monopod is better than nothing.
     
  3. ShadowWalker

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    I have one, and I honestly rarely use it. I think since Christmas I've used it once in the yard. The main reason I don't use it is because my tele lens is Image Stabilized, so when I'm doing wildlife shots, I keep IS on and have full freedom of movement. I might try and do some school sports soon, and may or maynot use it then.
     
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    I use my monopod all the time. It works as a walking stick, but when you're taking pictures you obviously need to put it down so it becomes a slight liability (becuase you have more stuff to take care of).

    That monopod looks cheap.
     
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    I use mine mainly in my camera rig but it is great for a day out at the races when it's hot as hell and you don't feel like having a strap buried in your neck
     
  6. mojito

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    I bought a gitzo one, aluminum I think, though its heavier. Didn't want to spring for the carbon fiber for a mono. It was like 130 but had a student rate of less than a hundred i believe. I traded in the Bogen Neotec for it, the neotec just doesn't work as a monopod, its not strong enough. Just about any other bogen would be fine though
     

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