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Misadventures in Tripod-Land

  • June 17, 2012

I just read a great article about how as photographers, we progress through different stages of gear buying when it comes to camera supports - tripod legs and heads. I was amazed at just how accurate the article is, which is why it's referenced in may places on the web. I thought I'd talk about my own experiences in this area.   My First tripod after getting back into photography in 2009 was this¬†Slik 713CF carbon fibre tripod plus SH-705E pan head. I paid $343 for the combination, which I thought was pretty premium at the time! I remembered thinking that carbon fibre is carbon fibre,...

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