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Monopod or Tripod

Postby BoonHLaw » Wed May 26, 2010 1:04 pm

I'm not into landscape yet so wondering which should I get? Budget around RM200 and prefer with ball head
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Re: Monopod or Tripod

Postby teamGD » Wed May 26, 2010 1:44 pm

i have not tried monopod but during an event shooting, i notice alot of pros using monopod.
However, tripod will be more versatile since it can be used for creative long shutter shooting also just bit more cumbersome.
Anyway, im using a < rm300 benro tripod which is quite sturdy and easy to bring around.
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Re: Monopod or Tripod

Postby [-shane-] » Wed May 26, 2010 2:19 pm

i think both serve different purposes
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Re: Monopod or Tripod

Postby Reno911 » Wed May 26, 2010 3:31 pm

normally for video i use monopod and camera i use tripod. reason being video shooting normally focus in panning motion instead of up-down. panning = horizontal movement. with tripod i cant achieve this motion because it has 3 legs to stop you from moving left - right smoothly.
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Re: Monopod or Tripod

Postby BoonHLaw » Wed May 26, 2010 4:49 pm

Reno911, I thought is the other way round? Video need to be more stable and camera just one shoot, so.. i dunno.

I'm thinking of getting from Yamiya - Benro MP-25EX Classic Quick Lock Aluminium Monopod for RM190
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Re: Monopod or Tripod

Postby Reno911 » Wed May 26, 2010 4:59 pm

both actually. monopod basically serve the purpose of panning. unless you want to shoot movie like 'the blair witch project' or 'nypd blue'. you'll go dizzi watching those movies, lol. btw, monopod is very stable for video shooting.
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Re: Monopod or Tripod

Postby BoonHLaw » Sun Jan 16, 2011 1:22 pm

got myself tripod that got a leg which can dismantle to become monopod, :)
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Re: Monopod or Tripod

Postby inspire » Sun Jan 16, 2011 1:25 pm

BoonHLaw wrote:got myself tripod that got a leg which can dismantle to become monopod, :)

jusino?
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Re: Monopod or Tripod

Postby BoonHLaw » Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:01 pm

Benro travel angel series. :)
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Re: Monopod or Tripod

Postby inspire » Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:36 pm

BoonHLaw wrote:Benro travel angel series. :)

good...how much you pay for this?
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Re: Monopod or Tripod

Postby BoonHLaw » Sun Jan 16, 2011 3:32 pm

almost 1k
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Re: Monopod or Tripod

Postby jeenhao » Fri Sep 16, 2011 12:08 pm

BoonHLaw wrote:got myself tripod that got a leg which can dismantle to become monopod, :)


Exactly what I do :lol:
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Re: Monopod or Tripod

Postby Grajindo » Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:53 pm

Or maybe you can get a gorrilapod slr zoom, a monopod, and a good ballhead. Can buy separately and you won't be that much burden..
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Re: Monopod or Tripod

Postby g@b@nTr0m3n » Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:46 am

most tripod nowadays hv 1 of the legs detachable to become monopod, just like the Triopo tripod dat i'm currently using..good for panning oso.
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