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sharpness: my perpetural struggle

backpacker24

Nevada, US
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backpacker24 Silver Member Nikonian since 26th Dec 2003
Tue 29-Jan-13 08:47 PM

The previous post covers a lot of good ground. I think your tripod may be a little light for that lens/camera combination I think that Gitzo recommends their series 3 tripods up to 400mm. I've used a 600mm/D3s on a Gitzo series 3. It can work, but if things are a little unsteady or if the wind is blowing much, things can get a bit soft. I'm unfamiliar with the head you're using. I've used mine with a Wimberley II, which works ok.

Hope this helps,
Craig

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