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Gear Matters

The bottom line is that if you are sitting at home longing to add a new tripod, lens, filter or even camera to your arsenal in the belief that it will improve your photographs, then you are probably justified in your thinking. It is not the only path to improvement, but it is a valid path nonetheless.

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EquipmentWestern King
Selecting a Tripod – Part #2

If you put aside weight for a minute and consider only ergonomics, all the other pieces of kit that you have are designed either to be easily handled or, alternatively, to be neatly stowed away in your camera bag. By contrast, the tripod is an apparatus born of the philosophy ‘form follows function’, and there is little that can be done to make what is essentially glorified scaffolding more compliant.

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