A&P Compact Tripod

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  1. AmosBanks

    AmosBanks New Member

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    I need a tripod small enough to fit in a camera bag, but sturdy enough to hold my D80. Twice last week I found good waist/chest high places to take photos, but I had to do a MacGuyver prop job. I have a full size tripod, but it would be great to also have one that I can pull out of my bag. Please post a link to a small tripod.
     
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    By small, are we talking like table-top small?
     
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    Yes, something with extending legs that's like 6-10 inches fully compacted.

    It doesn't have to be el-cheapo like this http://tinyurl.com/ksudga

    Maybe something like this http://tinyurl.com/lcpkcr , but I have a D80 and I want to make sure to get a type that can hold more than the weight of a P&S.
     
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    That second one you posted, I tried to use a tripod like that once. I didn't even feel confident putting a compact on it. The legs were slightly more sturdy than a telescoping TV antenna.

    What about a Gorillapod? You can do some cool stuff with these.

    http://joby.com/gorillapod/
     
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