Looking For A New Tripod

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  1. cleary71

    cleary71 TPF Noob!

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    I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions/comments on tripods that they like/dislike. I am in the market for a new tripod for shooting mostly landscapes. The only things that I know I would like is one with snap locks on the legs rather then the twist locks and one that is slightly lighter in weight. I am looking for Santa to bring me a tripod, so price really isn't that much of a concern.
     
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    danalec99 TPF Noob!

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    Never get a cheapie. I have Quantaray and I know how weak it is. Manfrotto I think, have a good standing among the pros.
     
  3. Walt

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    I bought a Manfrotto earlier this year. It's a good solid piece of equipment.
     
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    big fan of manfrotto. I have 2, a studio one (heavy as it can be) and a lighter one for trucking around. really sturdy, never had any problems.
     
  5. Mitica100

    Mitica100 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Manfrotto/Bogen line is sturdy and very functional. You can't go wrong with this line. I use it and I also use a Manfrotto/Bogen unipod.
     
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    I'm with Mitica a beefy beefy tripod, and a beefy monopod. ;)

    Worst case scenerio you can beat up anyone who tries to steal your camera with them. Probably wouldn't even need a second swing. ;)
     
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    Artemis Just Punked Himself

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    Velborn is not without its charm!
     

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