Re: [PanoToolsNG] Monopod Questions -or- Mr Long-winded finally replies
- A response for you Luca.
And for anyone else interested-
Yes, this was asked 2 weeks ago(forever in web-time).
But at least I've responded.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Luca Vascon" <crimsonkingit@...>
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
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