300/2.8 Monopod head for football? Blackrapid instead?

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300/2.8 Monopod head for football? Blackrapid instead?
3 months ago

Hello. I purchased a 300/2.8 for this upcoming high school football season.

Last year I was using a 70-200/2.8 and hand held it...usually with a 2nd both with a short lens.

I have a good sturdy monopod for the 300...but not sure what head to use with such a big lens that is suitable for football also.

I have a 494 Ball head. As well as a 3229, with just tilt control. Is there a better option?

I have a lot of back and shoulder pain, so I think the monopod is going to be a must.

But would a BlackRapid strap of some sort even work?

Thoughts? Suggestions?

Thanks!!

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