Even though we ARE Nikon lovers,we are NOT affiliated with Nikon Corp. in any way.

English German French

Sign up Login
Home Forums Articles Galleries Recent Photos Contest Help Search News Workshops Shop Upgrade Membership Recommended
members
All members Wiki Contests Vouchers Apps Newsletter THE NIKONIAN™ Magazines Podcasts Fundraising

Time to get a decent tripod

ozgooner

Canberra, AU
200 posts

Click to send email to this author Click to send private message to this author
ozgooner Basic Member
Fri 29-Mar-02 08:24 PM

I currently have a crappy little Velbon number but really need something more stable, particularly if I'm mounting a long(ish) lens on my F80/MB-16 setup. My current Tamron 90-300 doesn't have a tripod collar.

What combination of tripod and head is going to give me the best stability for a moderate outlay (around the US$125-$150 mark)? The other factor is that I am 6'4" (193cm) so something with decent height without cranking the centre column would be nice too.

Cheers,

Trev M - Nikonian Down Under

G