I have been suggested a choice between Gitzo 5542 LS legs and a Manfrotto 057 CF legs. I currently use a M20 Markins ballhead on my Manfrotto 055 aluminium tripod. My longest lens right now is 300mm f/4 which I use with 1.4x or 1.7x TC. Bodies are D7000 and D800 (Just parted company with my D700, to pay for the D800). I may later on add a longer lens.
Considering cost and weight, what would be your suggestions? thanks in advance.
#1. "RE: Tripod query" | In response to Reply # 0jrp Charter MemberTue 22-Jan-13 02:45 AM | edited Tue 22-Jan-13 02:47 AM by jrp
For those lenses and up to 400mm, or 500mm with good long lens technique, a Gitzo Series 3 tripod would do.
A series 5 would be an overkill - if there is such a thing in tripods
On the page in the link above you may find a quick guide to select a tripod.
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