tripod for fuji x-e1

Started Nov 17, 2012 | Questions thread
Lawrie Silverberg
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Re: tripod for fuji x-e1
In reply to Alan Wolf, Nov 17, 2012

Alan Wolf wrote:

Even if weight isn't an issue, $100 isn't realistic for a tripod. And if you want lightweight, even less so. What you could get, with a bit of money to spare, and also be able to carry everywhere, is a Gorilla Pod—one of the heavier duty ones, like the SLR Zoom. Will this work all the time as a substitute tripod? No. But it can be wrapped around posts, etc. and provide a reasonably steady support.

Beyond that, save up some. Expect to pay around $300 (new) as a starting point for a dependable smaller tripod. Look at it as a long term investment. Long after you've sold the X-E1 you'll still have the tripod to use.

FWIW, I have a Gorilla Pod also and love it.  Incredibly versatile and a great bang for the buck.  You'd be surprised how often you use it.

Lawrie

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