Monopod for 70-200 f/2.8 IS II?

Started Feb 3, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Denton Taylor Regular Member • Posts: 340
Re: Monopod for 70-200 f/2.8 IS II?

I use a gitzo aluminum monopod similar to the CF one posted here. Since the monopod is only a stick, unlike a tripod, I don't think the CF version gets you enuf weight loss to be worth the money. Of course if you have the money... I usually use it with a 300 2.8L to shoot marathons. In that case I put my Acratech ballhead on it. Lately I keep a cheap Chinese ballhead attached in case I need to grab it and run... for serious work it's a real ballhead.

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