Opticron 42804 Birdwatcher's Tripod Reviews
Product Type: Opticron tripods
Description:Manufacturer: Opticron / Tripod / Supported Devices: Camera
Newest Review: ... on the manufacturer: lightweight but sturdy, tall without being too heavy. Opticron make some good birdwatching equipment so ... more
Customer Opticron 42804 Birdwatcher's Tripod Reviews (1)
by - written on 28/12/09 (Very useful, 251 readings)
As a birdwatcher and bird photographer, I have a need for a sturdy tripod to support both my telescope and my camera/500mm lens combination. Both are heavy and lengthy, which shows up any instability if there is any wind at all. With an unstable tripod, the pictures produced by the long lens and camera will show blurriness due to camera shake. Looking through the telescope in windy conditions can be an unpleasant experience as the view moves around in the wind. There is more to a birdwatching tripod than stability, however. Weight is important: yomping across the moors can be made even more tiring with a massive steel construction strapped to one's ... Read the complete review
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