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Tripods....columns or no columns

mwagner1

Burnet, US
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Tue 11-Dec-01 12:40 AM

Evening....

Can you Nikon mavens explain why a photographer would or would not use a tripod with a center column??

I know that Gitzo makes tripods with and without columns, so I was wondering what makes a person use either one.

If a person is shooting a F5 with a 600mm tele, is a column required?? Is it necessary, or does it run the risk of falling over???

Thanks for the advice!!!

Mark

Mark, an Austin Nikonian

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