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GGGRRRRRRR !!! i will put that tripod in my bag !

lucd

brussels, BE
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lucd Basic Member
Mon 19-Aug-02 09:09 PM

hello,

like most of you (yes, yes, you too...), i began my query to "the" tripod by buying a cheap one... that i rapidly sold (it was not possible to tilt to vertical position)...
It seems that i'm slow to understand, so I bought another cheap one (3 D this one), a little less bad...
mmmm no, ater all it is exactly as bad as the first one.

In hollidays, i needed to take some night pictures and of course had not my 2nd -too big for the bag- tripod, so i bought my 3rd inexpensive piece of s..t , its so bad that i'm affraid that the wind break it before i even put the camera on it ! (don't laught on me, i'm going to cry)

Now, time ! i'd like to buy something that :

weight less than 1kg (2lbs), the less is better
fits in my lowepro nova5 (32 cm - 12.5 in)
allow vertical shooting
allow me to compose without having to lie on the floor... (1m20 - 4ft would be enought...)

i will only use it in travels to take night city pictures, or to "have everybody on the picture..."
camera & lens weight less than 4 lbs(2kg) (N70 or N6006 and 70-300 tamron or 28-70 2.8 sigma)

do you have some advice ? (and the address of a company for recycling cheap tripods?)

thanks a lot,

lucd

ps: of course, i'd like my new tripod costs less than my future F100

belgian not only eat mussels, they take pictures too, and will be at photokina

regards,

lucd.

Only an idiot never changes his mind...
check my galleries at : http://www.inzenet.com/photography

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