sleekjet
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Monopod/tripod Question

Wed Dec 15, 2004 1:08 am

Are monopods and tripods ever used to photograph MOVING objects, like planes?
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kc7mmi
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RE: Monopod/tripod Question

Wed Dec 15, 2004 1:12 am

A friend of mine in California (and distinguished photographer here on airliners) uses a monopod for many of his shots which I'm sure includes planes, and I know it includes helicopters. In fact, I've been thinking about getting a monopod myself.
 
Woody001
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RE: Monopod/tripod Question

Wed Dec 15, 2004 1:19 am

I've seen a few guys using Wimberley tripod heads when using large telephoto lenses.
http://www.tripodhead.com/products/wimberley-main.cfm

At Farnborough this year I got talking to a guy using one, he let me try it out, perfectly balanced, although the price may put many off  Sad

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