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Re: [PanoToolsNG] Monopod Questions -or- Mr Long-winded finally replies

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  • Shawn Steigner
    A response for you Luca. And for anyone else interested- http://www.photosurveyor.com/tutorials/monopod/ Yes, this was asked 2 weeks ago(forever in web-time).
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      A response for you Luca.
      And for anyone else interested-
      http://www.photosurveyor.com/tutorials/monopod/
      Yes, this was asked 2 weeks ago(forever in web-time).
      But at least I've responded.

      Comments welcome.

      Regards-Shawn Steigner
      www.photosurveyor.com



      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Luca Vascon" <crimsonkingit@...>
      To: <PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2008 5:49 PM
      Subject: Re: [PanoToolsNG] Monopod Questions


      >
      > In Agnos ring there is a slight amount of play that allows you, if
      > wanted to tilt some degrees up.
      > However I suggest to roll the camera 30 degrees, so the handle and
      > button is up... it is also more confortable.
      > Agnos also sells the butterfly bubble, to hook to the monopod. You can
      > use the upper bubble inserted in the ring, although not perfect is a
      > good reference. It can be 1 or 2 degrees off..
      > I'm also curious about who used the self-standing Manfrotto.
      >
      >
      >
      > Snowy Aldon ha scritto:
      >>
      >> HI All,
      >>
      >> Sigma 8mm f 3.5 canon 20D
      >>
      >> I need to set up a monopod kit. I would like to shoot with a slight
      >> tilt up to obviate the need for a zenith frame.
      >>
      >> My questions are:
      >>
      >> If I use an Agnos or a Bo bracket How do I tilt it up 5 degrees
      >> consistently? I know I could use a ball head but it's seems overkill
      >> when all i really need is a shim.
      >>
      >>
      >> When the camera is tilted the hot shoe bubble level will be useless
      >> in one plane. Any ideas for level on monopod.
      >>
      >> I've seen some monopods with fold out tripod feet ( Trekpod ,
      >> Manfrotto 682B). I'm a bit sceptical. Anyone out there using one.
      >>
      >> Thanks In advance
      >>
      >> Snowy
      >>
      >> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >>
      >>
      >
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