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Light tripod to support the 70-200 and possibly 200-400?

vangophotos

Paradise Valley, US
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vangophotos Silver Member Nikonian since 01st May 2012
Tue 03-Jul-12 03:20 PM

For my travel and wildlife photography, I'm looking for a good quality "as light as possible" tripod that is 6 feet tall (my height) and it should be able to be used in tough conditions and (very) uneven terrain, including fresh water.
It should be able to support the Nikon 70-200 (my current heaviest lens) and in the future potentially a Nikon 200-400.
Most of the pictures are wildlife so the head needs to accomodate this.

I was hoping to stay under $500.

Is this possible and what would you recommend?
Thanks for taking the time!

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