A&P Monopod question

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  1. ftslogger

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    I know monopods have their place. I was thinking about picking up a Bogen Professional series Monopod, but it does not come with a head - My camera will still attach to the "base" of the monopod, but how important is a head in this case? I know I loose the ability to shoot portrait, but is it really worth it in the long run to have a head on a monopod? :dunno:
     
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    Monopod in question

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    A head on a monopod is about as useless as nipples on a dude. Just put a quick release plate on it and be done with it.
     
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    For me, the tilt head on the top of my Giottos P-pod is invaluable... Whenever I'm using my monopod at football games (or soccer or whatever else) I loosen the head so I can pitch up and down without having to move the camera and lens on the spherical arc that the monopod forces the lens to move in...

    For me it's way easier and the monopod still provides me at least a stop or two of shake protection.
     

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