Lens for Museum(s)

Started Apr 2, 2013 | Discussions thread
flbrit
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In reply to PLSrnr, Apr 3, 2013

PLSrnr wrote:

Bobtheamateur wrote:

I always have a tripod with me and your comment is absolutely spot on but there has only been 1 museum out of about 100 I have visited over the years that allow the use of a tripod.

The closest I can get to stabilization is a monopod that I also use as a walking stick.

Bob

I'll be taking a light travel tripod but do you have a recommendation for a monopod that is collapsible and can double as a walking stick?

Thanks!

This works well for me

http://www.amazon.com/Leki-Sierra-Soft-Anti-Shock-Trekking/dp/B001GCUDTE/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1365022210&sr=8-8&keywords=hiking+stick+monopod

There are cheaper options but...

I also have a Gitzo which works better but that really does look like photo gear when the area is 'sensitive'.

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Brian
Below is a link to a slide show of some of my snaps (you may have to copy and paste)
http://briandrinkwater.smugmug.com/Portfolio/Slide-Shows/28194522_dDKzmW#!i=2384402388&k=TJmRb5p

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