A&P Any reason to have a tilt head on a monopod?

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  1. QWIKSNK

    QWIKSNK New Member

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    Looking to buy a monopod, I cant really see to many reasons why you would need one.

    Anyone have good recommendations for something, pretty cheap (under $50?), fairly light, and can hold the weight of a gripped xti + 100-400?
     
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    only reason I can think to have one is if you wanted to shoot portrait
     
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    Then why go monopod, and not tripod?

    as far as a tilt head on a monopod, yes, it'll come in handy when you're trying to shoot something that's at a steep angle, and may require more stability than you can manage with your bare hands. a swivel head is completely pointless, but the tilt would be usefull.
     
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    When I shoot on a monopod with the 400 2.8 I just loosen the collar screw, spin my camera to portrait and tighten it back. Works fine.
     

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