#1. "RE: L bracket?" | In response to Reply # 0vchelf Nikonian since 13th Sep 2009Fri 04-May-12 09:40 AM | edited Fri 04-May-12 02:41 PM by vchelf
If you use a clamp on a tripod that accepts it, the L-bracket allows you to quickly switch the orientation of your camera from landscape to portrait. Often times a ball head has a notch in it that allows you to rotate the camera from landscape to portrait, but then the camera shifts to the left and down a bit. The L-bracket keeps you on approximately the same plane.
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#2. "RE: L bracket?" | In response to Reply # 0MEMcD Nikonian since 24th Dec 2007Fri 04-May-12 12:52 PM
In addition to Victor's excellent answer above: An L-Bracket keeps the mass of the camera and lens centered on the tripod head providing more stability.
Also, if you are not familiar with the Arca-Swiss Quick Release system, L-Brackets, Camera Plates, Lens Plates, etc... when combined with an Arca-Swiss Clamp provide the capability to quickly mount your camera to a tripod head, macro focusing rails, flash brackets, etc...
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#3. "RE: L bracket?" | In response to Reply # 0jrp Charter MemberSat 05-May-12 12:02 AM | edited Sat 05-May-12 12:03 AM by jrp
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